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Part of a Boston Colonial Brass Surveyor's Compass by John Dupee

Part of a Boston Colonial Brass Surveyor's Compass by John Dupee

Auction:
2283
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - May 03, 2005
Lot:
1355
Sold for:
$4,406$3,750

Part of a Boston Colonial Brass Surveyor's Compass by John Dupee, with 4 1/4-inch brass dial engraved with eight-point rose, fleur-de-lis at North, central medallion with Tudor rose enclosed by More ...

Rare Brass Vernier Surveyor's Compass by Benjamin Platt

Rare Brass Vernier Surveyor's Compass by Benjamin Platt

Auction:
2283
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - May 03, 2005
Lot:
1356
Sold for:
$6,463$5,500

Rare Brass Vernier Surveyor's Compass by Benjamin Platt, with 6-inch silvered dial engraved B. Platt, New Milford, Connecticut, two inset vials, double scale with needle ring divided 0-90 in four More ...

Platt Copy Brass Surveyor's Compass

Platt Copy Brass Surveyor's Compass

Auction:
2283
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - May 03, 2005
Lot:
1357
Sold for:
$881$750

Platt Copy Brass Surveyor's Compass, unsigned, with 5-inch silvered dial with foliate-engraved cardinal points and hatched subcardinal points, simple fleur-de-lis at North, needle ring divided 0-90 More ...

Semi-Circumferentor Stamped 1810

Semi-Circumferentor Stamped 1810

Auction:
2283
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - May 03, 2005
Lot:
1359
Sold for:
$999$850

Semi-Circumferentor Stamped 1810, with brass half-circle, punched divisions 0-90-0 on outer scale and 90-0-90 on inner scale, trough compass with steel needle (glass cracked), rotating alidade with More ...

Maple Semi-Circumferentor

Maple Semi-Circumferentor

Auction:
2283
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - May 03, 2005
Lot:
1360
Sold for:
$1,293$1,100

Maple Semi-Circumferentor, incised BB, with scale 0-90-0, bubble-level (lacking vial), alidade with North marked, shaped steel needle with brass hub and engraved North / South points, brass More ...

Birch Semi-Circumferentor

Birch Semi-Circumferentor

Auction:
2283
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - May 03, 2005
Lot:
1361
Sold for:
$118$100

Birch Semi-Circumferentor, with punched divisions in four sets of 0-40, trough compass and steel needle, lg. 9 1/2 in. More ...

Maple Semi-Circumferentor

Maple Semi-Circumferentor

Auction:
2283
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - May 03, 2005
Lot:
1363
Sold for:
$588$500

Maple Semi-Circumferentor, with arc scaled in punched divisions 0-180 in both directions, trough compass with manuscript N / S directionals, shaped blued-steel needle with brass wing hub, brass More ...

Rare Colonial Brass Theodolite

Rare Colonial Brass Theodolite

Auction:
2283
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - May 03, 2005
Lot:
1364
Sold for:
$8,813$7,500

Rare Colonial Brass Theodolite, with 5 1/2-inch diameter unengraved silvered dial, steel needle with pierced N and S directionals, cross-strut with bezel and wingnut holding a rotating brass More ...

Brass Simple Theodolite by Caleb Leach

Brass Simple Theodolite by Caleb Leach

Auction:
2283
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - May 03, 2005
Lot:
1365
Sold for:
$2,468$2,100

Brass Simple Theodolite by Caleb Leach, with trough compass signed Caleb Leach, Maker, 1792, purchased needle with engraved N / S directionals, later(?) sliding mica compass-cover, rotating More ...

Early Unmarked Brass Surveyor's Compass

Early Unmarked Brass Surveyor's Compass

Auction:
2283
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - May 03, 2005
Lot:
1367
Sold for:
$353$300

Early Unmarked Brass Surveyor's Compass, probably homemade, with 4 3/4-inch copper dial with simple engraved cardinal points, silvered needle ring with punched divisions 0-90 in four quadrants, More ...

Mahogany and Brass Vernier Surveyor's Compass

Mahogany and Brass Vernier Surveyor's Compass

Auction:
2283
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - May 03, 2005
Lot:
1368
Sold for:
$1,058$900

Mahogany and Brass Vernier Surveyor's Compass, with engraved 4 1/2-inch card with credit Wightman Sculp., fleur-de-lis at North, American eagle at the East, manuscript circumference ring divided More ...

Homemade Wood and Brass Surveyor's Compass

Homemade Wood and Brass Surveyor's Compass

Auction:
2283
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - May 03, 2005
Lot:
1369
Sold for:
$353$300

Homemade Wood and Brass Surveyor's Compass, with 3-inch engraved 32-point compass card, fleur-de-lis at the North, steel needle, carved wood body with brass cover and inset vial, brass-edged wood More ...

Walnut Surveyor's Compass

Walnut Surveyor's Compass

Auction:
2283
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - May 03, 2005
Lot:
1370
Sold for:
$235$200

Walnut Surveyor's Compass, with 5-inch manuscript card divided 0-90 in four quadrants, eight-point rose with arrows at the outer points, fleur-de-lis at North, scrolls at the East, blued-steel More ...

Mahogany Surveyor's Table Compass by R. Bakewell

Mahogany Surveyor's Table Compass by R. Bakewell

Auction:
2283
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - May 03, 2005
Lot:
1371
Sold for:
$147$125

Mahogany Surveyor's Table Compass by R. Bakewell, with 5-inch diameter engraved silvered dial signed R. Bakewell, Maker in central roundel, fleur-de-lis at North and foliate-decorated cardinal More ...

Birch Surveyor's Compass by John Jayne

Birch Surveyor's Compass by John Jayne

Auction:
2283
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - May 03, 2005
Lot:
1372
Sold for:
$353$300

Birch Surveyor's Compass by John Jayne, Salem, with 5 1/4-inch compass card divided 0-90 in four quadrants, fleur-de-lis with engraver's credit Wightman Sculp. at North, American eagle with shield, More ...

Brass Surveyor's Compass by Abner Dod

Brass Surveyor's Compass by Abner Dod

Auction:
2283
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - May 03, 2005
Lot:
1374
Sold for:
$2,585$2,200

Brass Surveyor's Compass by Abner Dod, with 5-inch diameter silvered dial (rubbed in places) engraved A. Dod, Mendham, eight-point rose, slim blued-steel needle with clamp, needle ring divided 0-90 More ...

Brass Surveyor's Compass by T. Kendally

Brass Surveyor's Compass by T. Kendally

Auction:
2283
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - May 03, 2005
Lot:
1375
Sold for:
$1,880$1,600

Brass Surveyor's Compass by T. Kendally, the 5-inch silvered dial engraved T. Kendally, New Lebanon, N.Y., with engine-turned medallion and outer border, inset vial, blued-steel needle, needle ring More ...

Brass Surveyor's Compass by E. Kutz

Brass Surveyor's Compass by E. Kutz

Auction:
2283
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - May 03, 2005
Lot:
1376
Sold for:
$2,233$1,900

Brass Surveyor's Compass by E. Kutz, with 4 3/4-inch silvered dial signed E. Kutz, New York, the central ring and cardinal points decorated with foliate scrolls, flowers and shells, the subcardinal More ...

Lacquered-Brass Surveyor's Compass by Benjamin Pike & Sons

Lacquered-Brass Surveyor's Compass by Benjamin Pike & Sons

Auction:
2283
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - May 03, 2005
Lot:
1377
Sold for:
$1,175$1,000

Lacquered-Brass Surveyor's Compass by Benjamin Pike & Sons, with 6-inch diameter silvered face engraved B. Pike & Sons, 166 Broadway, New York, fleur-de-lis at North, needle ring divided 0-90 in More ...

Incomplete Brass Vernier Surveyor's Compass by Pike & Son

Incomplete Brass Vernier Surveyor's Compass by Pike & Son

Auction:
2283
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - May 03, 2005
Lot:
1378
Sold for:
$59$50

Incomplete Brass Vernier Surveyor's Compass by Pike & Son, with 5-inch brass dial signed B. Pike & Son, New York, decorated with central vineleaf border and fleur-de-lis at North, shaped limb and More ...

Four-Vane Brass Vernier Surveyor's Compass by Sawyer & Hobby

Four-Vane Brass Vernier Surveyor's Compass by Sawyer & Hobby

Auction:
2283
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - May 03, 2005
Lot:
1379
Sold for:
$1,293$1,100

Four-Vane Brass Vernier Surveyor's Compass by Sawyer & Hobby, with 6 1/2-inch silvered dial (slightly rubbed) signed Sawyer & Hobby, New York, central floriate-engraved ring, fleur-de-lis at North, More ...

Mahogany Pocket Compass

Mahogany Pocket Compass

Auction:
2283
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - May 03, 2005
Lot:
1381
Sold for:
$206$175

Mahogany Pocket Compass, with 32-point 4 1/2-inch diameter compass card with central rose medallion, steel needle on brass lifting-arm, and mahogany case with hook catches, 5 1/4 in. square. More ...

Table Compass

Table Compass

Auction:
2283
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - May 03, 2005
Lot:
1383
Sold for:
$470$400

Table Compass, with 5-inch brass dial decorated with central rose, fleur-de-lis at North and foliate-engraved cardinal points, steel needle with pierced N and needle ring divided 0-360, in later (?) More ...

Brass Surveyor's Compass by E. Draper

Brass Surveyor's Compass by E. Draper

Auction:
2283
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - May 03, 2005
Lot:
1385
Sold for:
$705$600

Brass Surveyor's Compass by E. Draper, with 4-inch silvered dial signed E. Draper, Philadelphia, 320, engraved eight-point star at North, compass ring divided 0-90 in four quadrants, blued-steel More ...

Brass Surveyor's Compass by J. Hanks

Brass Surveyor's Compass by J. Hanks

Auction:
2283
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - May 03, 2005
Lot:
1386
Sold for:
$2,233$1,900

Brass Surveyor's Compass by J. Hanks, with 5 3/4-inch silvered dial, central ring signed J. Hanks, eight-point star with fleur-de-lis at the North, needle ring divided 0-90 in four quadrants, slim More ...

Eames's Improved Patent Compass

Eames's Improved Patent Compass

Auction:
2283
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - May 03, 2005
Lot:
1387
Sold for:
$1,175$1,000

Eames's Improved Patent Compass, with brass needle ring and 5 1/2-inch diameter 32-point compass card divided 0-90 in four quadrants, fleur-de-lis at North , scrolls at the East and central More ...

Rare Mahogany Surveyor's with Compass Card by George Adams

Rare Mahogany Surveyor's with Compass Card by George Adams

Auction:
2283
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - May 03, 2005
Lot:
1404
Sold for:
$1,116$950

Rare Mahogany Surveyor's with Compass Card by George Adams, with engraved brass needle ring and 4 1/4-inch compass card both divided 0-360, two sets of sixteen points forming the rays of a stylized More ...

Brass Surveyor's Compass by William King

Brass Surveyor's Compass by William King

Auction:
2283
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - May 03, 2005
Lot:
1405
Sold for:
$1,293$1,100

Brass Surveyor's Compass by William King, with 6-inch diameter silvered dial signed Willm. King, Termple=barr Dublin Fecit in ribband around a central Tudor Rose motif, seven-point rose with large More ...

Brass Miner's Dial / Theodolite by Newton

Brass Miner's Dial / Theodolite by Newton

Auction:
2283
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - May 03, 2005
Lot:
1410
Sold for:
$588$500

Brass Miner's Dial / Theodolite by Newton, England, with 5 1/2-inch diameter silvered dial signed Newton late Wilton, St. Day, Cornwall, circumference scale and needle ring graduated 0-360 with More ...

Brass Miner's Dial / Theodolite by William Wilton

Brass Miner's Dial / Theodolite by William Wilton

Auction:
2283
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - May 03, 2005
Lot:
1411
Sold for:
$588$500

Brass Miner's Dial / Theodolite by William Wilton, with 4 1/2-inch diameter silvered dial signed Willm. Wilton, St. Day & Camborne, circumference scale divided 0-90 in four quadrants and needle ring More ...