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William Davenport Surveyor's Compass

Auction:
3230M
Lot:
393
Sold for:
$800$650

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

Description:

William Davenport Surveyor's Compass, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, c. 1800, 6 1/2-in. engraved dial marked "Wm. Davenport Maker/Philadelphia," fleur-de-lis representing north, and a sunk spirit level at the south quadrant, lg. 18 in.
Estimate $300-500


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Keywords

Philadelphia, Circumferentor, Compass, Davenport, Fleur-de-lis, Geography of Iowa, Measurement, Measuring instruments, Spirit level