04-12-2019 04-12-2019
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
3230M Marlborough
April 12, 2019 10:00AMCalender
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Unusual Heisely & Son Vernier Compass

$1,046$850
Auction: Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 3230M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: April 12, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Unusual Heisely & Son Vernier Compass, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, c. 1815, 6 1/2-in. rotating engraved silvered dial marked "Heisely & Son/Harrisburg," floral- and line-engraved eight-point rose, blued-steel needle, unusual vernier aperture at north, dial rotation knob mounted below, lg. 14 1/2 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

four threaded holes on plate


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Keywords

Harrisburg