Julius Hanks Surveyor's Plain and Vernier Compasses
- Sold for:
- Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 3295M
- Date / Time :
- October 11, 2019 10:00AM
Julius Hanks Surveyor's Plain and Vernier Compasses, Troy, New York, c. 1808-34, plain compass with a 6 1/2-in. dia. engraved silvered dial marked "J. Hanks/Troy," fleur-de-lis representing north, housed in an associated mahogany box with Gurley paper label; vernier compass lacking one sight vane and levels, lg. 15 1/2 in.
Note: This plain example is unusual as it does not have the usual spirit levels.
Provenance: William H. Skerritt.
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