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Rare Heller & Brightly "Small" Mining or Reconnaissance Transit

Auction:
3230M
Lot:
363
Sold for:
$984$800

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

Description:

Rare Heller & Brightly "Small" Mining or Reconnaissance Transit, 7 1/4-in. telescope with spirit level below, sixty-degree vertical arc with dual verniers reading to single minutes, 3 1/2-in. black compass dial marked "Heller & Brightly/Maker Philada," opposing verniers, one with a plate glass cover, dual spirit levels, mounted to a four-screw adjustable base, housed in its original fitted carrying case.
Estimate $500-700


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Keywords

Compass, Level, Optical devices, Technology