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William Helfricht Vernier Compass

Auction:
3230M
Lot:
394
Sold for:
$431$350

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

Description:

William Helfricht Vernier Compass, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, first half 19th century, 6-in. dia. engraved silvered dial reading in the center "Wm. Helfricht?Maker/Philada.," needle lifter and vernier adjustment knob on underside, dual spirit levels and sighting vanes, housed in its original mahogany box.
Estimate $200-300


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Keywords

Philadelphia, Compass, Vernier