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William J. Young Surveyor's Compass

Auction:
3230M
Lot:
384
Sold for:
$400$325

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

Description:

William J. Young Surveyor's Compass, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 5-in. black dial compass with blued-steel needle and locking arm, fleur-de-lis representing north, and center engraved "W.J. Young/Maker/Philada."
Estimate $300-500


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Keywords

Philadelphia, Art genres, Blued, Circumferentor, Compass, Fleur-de-lis, Measuring instruments, Qibla compass, Visual arts