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James Reed & Co. No. 550 Gimbaled Surveyor's Compass

Auction:
3230M
Lot:
366
Sold for:
$738$600

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

Description:

James Reed & Co. No. 550 Gimbaled Surveyor's Compass, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, c. 1850, 5 1/2-in. rotating silvered dial engraved as above with interior vernier aperture and spirit level, mounted to a gimbaled case with outkeeper, and rotation and needle lifter mounted below, lg. 14 1/2 in.
Estimate $1,000-2,000


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Keywords

James Reed & Co., Circumferentor, Compass, Measurement, Measuring instruments, Spirit level, Pittsburgh