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  • W. & L.E. Gurley Reconnaissance Transit

    Lot: 332
    Sold for: $2,091$1,700

    W. & L.E. Gurley Reconnaissance Transit, Troy, New York, 6 1/2-in. engraved brass dial marked as above and fleur-de-lis representing north, horizontal plate with vernier scale divided 20-0-20, 3 ...

  • W. & L.E. Gurley No. 47 Surveyor's Solar Transit

    Lot: 338
    Sold for: $3,998$3,250

    W. & L.E. Gurley No. 47 Surveyor's Solar Transit, Troy, New York, c. 1912, 5 1/2-in. engraved silvered dial reading "W.& L. E. Gurley, Troy, N.Y./11576," with dual vernier windows, "A"-frame ...

  • W. & L.E. Gurley Spanish Vara and J.M. Grumman Surveyor's Chains

    Lot: 339
    Sold for: $800$650

    W. & L.E. Gurley Spanish Vara and J.M. Grumman Surveyor's Chains, Grumman patent chain with brass tensioning device and integral spirit level, marked on one handle "50 FT/Steel/No. 18/J.M. Grumman ...

  • Andrew Meneely Surveyor's Transit No. 1536

    Lot: 340
    Sold for: $2,214$1,800

    Andrew Meneely Surveyor's Transit No. 1536, West Troy, New York, 6-in. engraved brass dial with fleur-de-lis representing north, marked "Andrew Meneely/West Troy, N.Y./No. 1536/Warranted," 4 1/2-in. ...

  • William J. Young "Burt's Solar Compass,"

    Lot: 344
    Sold for: $3,998$3,250

    William J. Young "Burt's Solar Compass," Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, c. 1840, early original lacquered instrument, horizontal circle engraved in four quadrants reading 0-90 and read by opposed ...

  • W. & L.E. Gurley Surveyor's Compass

    Lot: 346
    Sold for: $400$325

    W. & L.E. Gurley Surveyor's Compass, Ja. W. Queen & Co. Agents, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 5 1/2-in. dia. engraved silvered dial reading "W. & L.E. Gurley/Troy, N.Y.," and in the center "Ja. W. ...

  • Two Knox & Shain Vernier Compasses

    Lot: 347
    Sold for: $554$450

    Two Knox & Shain Vernier Compasses, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, mid-19th century, 5 1/2-in. dia. dials marked with maker's name, blued needle, outkeepers, and circular spirit levels, one housed in ...

  • James W. Queen Surveyor's Compass

    Lot: 348
    Sold for: $523$425

    James W. Queen Surveyor's Compass, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. mid-19th century, 6 1/2-in. dia. engraved silvered dial reading "Jas. W. Queen, Philada/Warranted," fleur-de-lis representing north, ...

  • James Foster Jr. & Co. Vernier Compass

    Lot: 350
    Sold for: $492$400

    James Foster Jr. & Co. Vernier Compass, Cincinnati, Ohio, 6-in. dia. engraved silvered dial marked as above with fleur-de-lis representing north, circular spirit level mounted on south arm and ...

  • Blydenburgh & Giles Surveyor's Compass

    Lot: 352
    Sold for: $461$375

    Blydenburgh & Giles Surveyor's Compass, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, mid-19th century, 5 1/2-in. engraved silvered dial marked "Blydenburgh & Giles/Maker/Philada," eight-line rose with fleur-de-lis ...

  • Charles F. Helfricht Vernier Compass

    Lot: 353
    Sold for: $554$450

    Charles F. Helfricht Vernier Compass, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, first half 19th century, 5 1/2-in. dia. engraved silvered dial marked "Charles F. Helfricht/Philadelphia," fleur-de-lis representing ...

  • United States Coast Survey No. 41 Alidade

    Lot: 355
    Sold for: $2,091$1,700

    United States Coast Survey No. 41 Alidade, first quarter 20th century, lacquered brass high-post alidade with a 15-in. scope, vertical arc calibrated 30-0-30 with vernier, circular spirit level ...

  • William Wurdemann U.S. Engineer Bureau Level No. 2

    Lot: 356
    Sold for: $1,107$900

    William Wurdemann U.S. Engineer Bureau Level No. 2, Washington, DC, c. 1864, 18-in. lacquered brass scope with fine adjustment knob, and spirit level below, anodized frame with left/right fine ...

  • Arnold & Co. Vernier Compass

    Lot: 357
    Sold for: $461$375

    Arnold & Co. Vernier Compass, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, mid-19th century, 5 1/4-in. dia. engraved silvered dial marked "Arnold & Co./Philadelphia," blued needle with central lifter, circular ...

  • William E. Stieren Surveyor's Compass

    Lot: 358
    Sold for: $369$300

    William E. Stieren Surveyor's Compass, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, mid-19th century, 6 1/2-in. dia. silvered dial marked "Wm. E. Stieren/Maker/Pittsburgh, Pa. 1183," with blued needle and fleur-de-lis ...

  • Two Queen & Co. Compasses

    Lot: 359
    Sold for: $584$475

    Two Queen & Co. Compasses, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, c. 1900, a vernier railroad compass with a 6 1/2-in. engraved silvered dial marked with maker's name and "6643," internal horizontal angle ...

  • Joseph R. Harbeson Surveyor's Compass

    Lot: 360
    Sold for: $523$425

    Joseph R. Harbeson Surveyor's Compass, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, mid-19th century, 5 1/2-in. dia. silvered dial with fleur-de-lis representing north, engraved in script "Jos. R. ...

  • Benjamin Rittenhouse Surveyor's Compass

    Lot: 362
    Sold for: $3,075$2,500

    Benjamin Rittenhouse Surveyor's Compass, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, late 18th century, 5 1/4-in. dia. eight-point engraved rose with east-west reversed, fleur-de-lis representing north, blued ...

  • Fauth & Company Surveyor's Theodolite

    Lot: 363
    Sold for: $2,337$1,900

    Fauth & Company Surveyor's Theodolite, Washington, DC, 1937, green-painted brass instrument with 19-in. long scope and 1 3/4-in. dia. objective lens, mounted to a "U"-shaped receptacle, tapered ...

  • Heller & Brightly "Sun Flower" Surveyor's Instrument

    Lot: 364
    Sold for: $338$275

    Heller & Brightly "Sun Flower" Surveyor's Instrument, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 13-in. dia. engraved circle marked in four quadrants, and "no. 8287" on the central cross-section, 360 degree ...

  • Two James W. Queen & Co. Surveyor's Instruments

    Lot: 365
    Sold for: $185$150

    Two James W. Queen & Co. Surveyor's Instruments, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, second half 19th century, wye level with a 19-in. scope and spirit level below, central stem engraved as above, and a ...

  • W.J. Young Railroad Goniometer

    Lot: 366
    Unsold  

    W.J. Young Railroad Goniometer, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, two independently rotating 9-in. scopes (lacking lenses) 7-in. dia. engraved horizontal plate reading "Wm .J. Young/Maker/Philadelphia.," ...

  • Young & Sons Mining Transit

    Lot: 368
    Sold for: $3,998$3,250

    Young & Sons Mining Transit, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, last quarter 19th century, 9 1/2-in. scope with level mounted below, canted "A"-frames with vertical circle with folding vernier scale and ...

  • Wm. J. Young Surveyor's Transit

    Lot: 369
    Sold for: $492$400

    Wm. J. Young Surveyor's Transit, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 10-1/2 in. scope mounted to two "A"-frame supports, 6-in. dia. engraved horizontal dial marked "Wm. J. Young/Maker/Philadelphia," unusual ...

  • Miniature Young & Sons Transit

    Lot: 370
    Sold for: $677$550

    Miniature Young & Sons Transit, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 5 1/2-in. scope with level mounted to underside, vertical arc reading from 0-60 with mounted spirit level, 3 1/4-in. dia. engraved ...

  • Wm. J. Young Surveyor's Transit

    Lot: 371
    Sold for: $461$375

    Wm. J. Young Surveyor's Transit, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, first half 19th century, 10-1/2 in. scope mounted to two "A"-frame supports, 5 1/2-in. dia. engraved dial marked "Wm. J. ...

  • Wm. J. Young & Co. Surveyor's Transit

    Lot: 372
    Sold for: $400$325

    Wm. J. Young & Co. Surveyor's Transit, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, c. 1867, 10 1/2-in. scope with fine focusing and level mounted on underside, "A"-frame supports with horizontal leveling screw, ...

  • Young & Sons Surveyor's Transit

    Lot: 373
    Sold for: $308$250

    Young & Sons Surveyor's Transit, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, c. 1900, 9 1/2-in. scope with level mounted to underside, "A"-frame supports with vertical silvered vernier sale, 4 1/2-in. dia. compass ...

  • Unusual Harttmann & Lace Surveyor's Transit

    Lot: 374
    Sold for: $308$250

    Unusual Harttmann & Lace Surveyor's Transit, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 10 1/2-in. scope with level mounted to underside, "A"-frame supports with fine horizontal focusing knob, 5 1/2-in. engraved ...

  • Kuebler & Steelhorst Surveyor's Transit

    Lot: 375
    Sold for: $338$275

    Kuebler & Steelhorst Surveyor's Transit, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, second half 19th century, 10 1/2-in. scope with ocular end cap engraved "Kuebler 7 Steelhorst Oct 67 Philade," "A"-frame supports ...