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William J. Young Vernier Compass

Auction:
3230M
Lot:
402
Sold for:
$338$275

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

Description:

William J. Young Vernier Compass, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, c. 1830-40, 6-in. engraved dial with silvered outer scale, blued-steel needle, marked "W. J. Young Maker/Patent/Philadelphia," outkeeper marked 1-16, and circular level vial, lg. 14 in.
Estimate $200-300


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Keywords

Philadelphia, Blued, Compass, Human behavior, Qibla compass, Vernier