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Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
3230M Marlborough
April 12, 2019 10:00AMCalender
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W.J. Young Vernier Compass

$369$300
Auction: Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 3230M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: April 12, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

W.J. Young Vernier Compass, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, c. 1830-40, original lacquered brass instrument with 6-in. dia. dial marked "W.J. Young/Philadelphia/Patent," blued-steel needle with needle lifter on underside, vernier adjustment knob and locking knob on underside, single level, outkeeper, and sighting vanes, all housed in the original fitted box.
Estimate $300-400


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Philadelphia