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Reportedly the First Marked W.J. Young Surveyor's Compass

Reportedly the First Marked W.J. Young Surveyor's Compass

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
385
Sold for:
$984$800

Reportedly the First Marked W.J. Young Surveyor's Compass, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, c. 1825, lacquered brass instrument with 6-in. dia. engraved dial reading "W.J. Young Maker/Philada," More ...

Hugo Harttmann Vernier Compass

Hugo Harttmann Vernier Compass

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
386
Sold for:
$461$375

Hugo Harttmann Vernier Compass, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, lacquered brass instrument with 6 1/2-in. dia. engraved dial reading "Hugo Harttmann/Maker/Philadelphia," blued-steel needle with needle More ...

William Clark & Son Surveyor's Compass

William Clark & Son Surveyor's Compass

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
387
Sold for:
$492$400

William Clark & Son Surveyor's Compass, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, c. 1845, original lacquered instrument with 6-in. dia. silvered dial engraved "Wm. Clark & Son/Philadelphia," blued-steel needle More ...

W.J. Young Vernier Compass

W.J. Young Vernier Compass

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
388
Sold for:
$369$300

W.J. Young Vernier Compass, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, c. 1830-40, original lacquered brass instrument with 6-in. dia. dial marked "W.J. Young/Philadelphia/Patent," blued-steel needle with needle More ...

William J. Young "Burt's Solar" Compass

William J. Young "Burt's Solar" Compass

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
389
Sold for:
$11,070$9,000

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 More ...

William Clark & Son Vernier Compass

William Clark & Son Vernier Compass

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
391
Sold for:
$400$325

William Clark & Son Vernier Compass, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, c. 1845, 6-in. silvered dial engraved "Wm. Clark & Son. Philada./Warranted," simple star representing north, blued-steel needle, dual More ...

William Helfricht Vernier Compass

William Helfricht Vernier Compass

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
394
Sold for:
$431$350

William Helfricht Vernier Compass, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, first half 19th century, 6-in. dia. engraved silvered dial reading in the center "Wm. Helfricht?Maker/Philada.," needle lifter and More ...

Unusual Heisely & Son Vernier Compass

Unusual Heisely & Son Vernier Compass

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
397
Sold for:
$1,046$850

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, More ...

Two James Reed Surveyor's Compasses

Two James Reed Surveyor's Compasses

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
399
Sold for:
$523$425

Two James Reed Surveyor's Compasses, Washington and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, mid-19th century, early 6-in. dia. silvered dial reading "J. Reed Washington, Penna./No. 25," with a fleur-de-lis More ...

Alexander Scott Surveyor's Compass

Alexander Scott Surveyor's Compass

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
400
Sold for:
$1,107$900

Alexander Scott Surveyor's Compass, Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, 6-in. dia. engraved six-point silvered dial marked in center "Alexn. Scott Chambersburg," with outkeeper dial calibrated 1-16 at the More ...

Frederick A. Heisely Vernier Compass

Frederick A. Heisely Vernier Compass

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
401
Sold for:
$369$300

Frederick A. Heisely Vernier Compass, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, original lacquered instrument with 7-in. dia. silvered dial with fleur-de-lis representing north, dual spirit levels, outkeeper and More ...

William J. Young Vernier Compass

William J. Young Vernier Compass

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
402
Sold for:
$338$275

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 More ...

Benjamin Stancliffe Vernier Compass

Benjamin Stancliffe Vernier Compass

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
403
Sold for:
$431$350

Benjamin Stancliffe Vernier Compass, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 6-in. dia. silvered dial marked "B. Stancliffe Philada/Warranted," (lacking needle), vernier with adjustment and needle lifter on More ...

John Heilig Brass Surveyor's Compass

John Heilig Brass Surveyor's Compass

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
404
Sold for:
$3,998$3,250

John Heilig Brass Surveyor's Compass, c. 1800, Germantown, Pennsylvania, 7-in. silvered dial engraved with a fleur-de-lis representing north, raised brass center boss engraved "John Heilig. More ...

Three Navigational Field Instruments

Three Navigational Field Instruments

Auction:
3205T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 13, 2019
Lot:
1376
Sold for:
$160$130

Three Navigational Field Instruments, a green anodized instrument with silvered dial reading "The Owen Topometer" with fine needle adjustment knob, horizon mirrors below, and marked on back "James More ...

Richard Patten & Son Surveyor's Compass

Richard Patten & Son Surveyor's Compass

Auction:
3205T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 13, 2019
Lot:
1453
Sold for:
$338$275

Richard Patten & Son Surveyor's Compass, Baltimore, Maryland, c. 1855, 6-in. engraved silvered dial with cardinal and intercardinal points, fleur-de-lis representing north, and engraved "Richard More ...

John Roach Vernier Compass

John Roach Vernier Compass

Auction:
3205T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 13, 2019
Lot:
1454
Sold for:
$461$375

John Roach Vernier Compass, New York, c. 1835, 6-in. blued-steel needle, engraved silvered dial with cardinal and intercardinal points in block lettering, fleur-de-lis representing north, and More ...

Wendell August Forge Aluminum Pine Cone and Needle Table Lamp

Wendell August Forge Aluminum Pine Cone and Needle Table Lamp

Auction:
3192B
Auction:
20th Century Design - Dec 14, 2018
Lot:
343
Sold for:
$677$550

Wendell August Forge Aluminum Pine Cone and Needle Table Lamp, Brockway, Pennsylvania, c. 1920, stamped "ART IRON WENDELL AUGUST FORGE," ht. 23 in. More ...

Boxed Pocket Gold and Jewel Balance Scale

Boxed Pocket Gold and Jewel Balance Scale

Auction:
3191T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Dec 12, 2018
Lot:
1115
Sold for:
$234$190

Boxed Pocket Gold and Jewel Balance Scale, H. Kohlbusch, New York, late 19th century, with weights, (needle bent but intact), box lg. 6 1/4 in. More ...

Eskimo Needle Case

Eskimo Needle Case

Auction:
3185B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 01, 2018
Lot:
350
Sold for:
$431$350

Eskimo Needle Case, Alaska, 19th century, wood ends, bone tube, in the form of a fish with blackened incised designs, lg. 6 1/4 in. Provenance: Private collection, Stowe, Vermont. More ...

Six Eskimo Harpoon Points

Six Eskimo Harpoon Points

Auction:
3185B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 01, 2018
Lot:
362
Sold for:
$369$300

Six Eskimo Harpoon Points, Alaska, Punuk, 500-1200 AD, a long barbed point and five shorter points, together with a labret and bone needle, lg. 11 1/4, 4 1/2, 4, 3 1/2, 2 3/4, and 2 1/4 in. More ...

Nine Cabinet Card Photos of Dogs, Taxidermy, and Hunting Scenes

Nine Cabinet Card Photos of Dogs, Taxidermy, and Hunting Scenes

Auction:
3185B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 01, 2018
Lot:
476
Unsold
 

Nine Cabinet Card Photos of Dogs, Taxidermy, and Hunting Scenes, four hunting photographs, four cabinet cards of taxidermy, and a studio portrait of a dog, photos 5 1/2 x 4 in. More ...

Wilson & Gillie Pelorus

Wilson & Gillie Pelorus

Auction:
3183T
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 28, 2018
Lot:
1218
Sold for:
$37$30

Wilson & Gillie Pelorus, rotating brass A-frame with small bubble level and lock-down screw above the 7-in. engraved aluminum compass disc, true north and magnetic brass needles; sold with an Abrams More ...

Gilt Red Leather Classical Sewing Box

Gilt Red Leather Classical Sewing Box

Auction:
3167B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 03, 2018
Lot:
191
Sold for:
$984$800

Gilt Red Leather Classical Sewing Box, probably France, early 19th century, the exterior with gilt floral decoration, drawer and gilt mounts on brass paw feet, opening to a compartmented interior More ...

Cutwork Picture of a Lyre

Cutwork Picture of a Lyre

Auction:
3158T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 25, 2018
Lot:
1019
Sold for:
$431$350

Cutwork Picture of a Lyre, Pennsylvania, c. 1860, the lyre below a pair of lovebirds, surrounded by meandering vines and flowers, in a pine frame, ht. 13 1/2, wd. 9 1/2 in. (sight). Provenance: More ...

Blydenburgh & Giles Surveyor's Compass

Blydenburgh & Giles Surveyor's Compass

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
230
Sold for:
$677$550

Blydenburgh & Giles Surveyor's Compass, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, c. 1842, lacquered brass instrument with a large 7-in. dia. engraved brass dial marked "Blydenburgh & Giles/Makers/Philad," More ...

Benjamin Rittenhouse Surveyor's Compass

Benjamin Rittenhouse Surveyor's Compass

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
232
Sold for:
$2,583$2,100

Benjamin Rittenhouse Surveyor's Compass, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, lacquered brass instrument with 6-in. dia. engraved silvered dial marked "Benjamin, Rittenhouse/Philadelphia, CouY," engraved More ...

Unusual James R. Reed & Co. Gimbaled Surveyor's Compass

Unusual James R. Reed & Co. Gimbaled Surveyor's Compass

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
233
Sold for:
$738$600

Unusual James R. Reed & Co. Gimbaled Surveyor's Compass, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, c. 1849, lacquered brass instrument with gimbaled 5 1/2-in. dia. engraved silvered dial reading "James R. reed & More ...

William J. Young & Sons "Burt's Solar Compass,"

William J. Young & Sons "Burt's Solar Compass,"

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
236
Sold for:
$5,535$4,500

William J. Young & Sons "Burt's Solar Compass," Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, c. 1872, original lacquered instrument, horizontal circle engraved in four quadrants reading 0-90 and read by opposed More ...

Thomas Whitney No. 545 Vernier Compass

Thomas Whitney No. 545 Vernier Compass

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
238
Sold for:
$492$400

Thomas Whitney No. 545 Vernier Compass, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, c. 1822, lacquered brass instrument with 6-in. dia. engraved dial reading "Thos. Whitney maker/Philadelphia/No. 545, Warranted," More ...