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Two Brass Surveyor's Compasses for Restoration

Auction:
3230M
Lot:
396
Sold for:
$400$325

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

Description:

Two Brass Surveyor's Compasses for Restoration, an early 4 1/2-in. dia. silvered dial with engraved and shaped brass arms, and a 6-in. dia. vernier compass, both unmarked.
Estimate $200-300

4 1/2-in example lacking vanes, needle off center post on the other


Items may have wear and tear, imperfections, or the effects of aging. Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Brass instrument, Circumferentor, Compass, Equipment, Measuring instruments, Orientation, Orienteering, Qibla compass, Technical drawing, Tools