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Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
3230M Marlborough
April 12, 2019 10:00AMCalender

Wm. J. Young Surveyor's Transit

Auction: Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 3230M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: April 12, 2019 10:00AM


Wm. J. Young Surveyor's Transit, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 10-1/2 in. scope mounted to two "A"-frame supports, 6-in. dia. engraved horizontal dial marked "Wm. J. Young/Maker/Philadelphia," unusual fleur-de-lis and five-point star representing north, internal vernier, blued-steel needle with locking mechanism mounted on underside, and circular level, housed in its original walnut carrying case with interior label reading in part "No. 43 North Seventh Street," ht. 9 1/2 in.

Provenance: Richard Miller Collection.
Estimate $300-500

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