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Young & Sons Mountain Solar Transit

Auction:
3230M
Lot:
364
Sold for:
$2,460$2,000

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

Description:

Young & Sons Mountain Solar Transit, no. 8010, c. 1907, 8 1/2-in. telescope with spirit level mounted to underside, vertical arc with mounted Smith solar attachment marked "Young & Sons/Philadelphia/Pat. Sep. 16, 1902," 4-in. compass dial marked as above with opposing verniers and plate glass shades, mounted to a four-screw adjustable base, and housed in its original mahogany carrying case with label.
Estimate $700-900


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Keywords

Philadelphia, Astronomy, Compass, Natural sciences, Physical sciences, Solar, Sun