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Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
3230M Marlborough
April 12, 2019 10:00AMCalender

Unusual Heisely & Son Vernier Compass

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


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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