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Price's Patent Protractor

Price's Patent Protractor

Auction:
2248
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Sep 11, 2004
Lot:
436
Sold for:
$294$250

Price's Patent Protractor, No. 726615, the brass sector rule with two quadrant arcs, 24 More ...

Surveyor's Vernier Compass by George Leighton Whitehouse

Surveyor's Vernier Compass by George Leighton Whitehouse

Auction:
2248
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Sep 11, 2004
Lot:
447
Sold for:
$2,350$2,000

Surveyor's Vernier Compass by George Leighton Whitehouse, Dover, New Hampshire, with 5 1/2-inch diameter compass card divided 0-90 in four quadrants, brass needle clamp, mahogany body on More ...

Surveyor's Compass by Thomas Greenough

Surveyor's Compass by Thomas Greenough

Auction:
2248
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Sep 11, 2004
Lot:
448
Sold for:
$1,528$1,300

Surveyor's Compass by Thomas Greenough, the 4 3/4-inch diameter crosshatched card divided 0-90 in four quadrants, with central roundel of figure holding a backstaff and (indistinct) credit Made More ...

Rare Surveying Compass by Daniel King

Rare Surveying Compass by Daniel King

Auction:
2248
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Sep 11, 2004
Lot:
449
Sold for:
$3,408$2,900

Rare Surveying Compass by Daniel King, Salem, with 5 1/2-inch compass card indistinctly marked Made and Sold by Daniel King in Salem, New England, divided 0-90 in four quadrants, with fleur-de-lis More ...

Mahogany Surveyor's Compass by H. S. Pearson

Mahogany Surveyor's Compass by H. S. Pearson

Auction:
2248
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Sep 11, 2004
Lot:
450
Sold for:
$1,293$1,100

Mahogany Surveyor's Compass by H. S. Pearson, Portland, the 5 1/2-inch diameter printed compass card divided 0-90 in four quadrants, central rose, fleur-de-lis to North and archer to East, the More ...

Mahogany Surveyor's Compass by H. S. Pearson

Mahogany Surveyor's Compass by H. S. Pearson

Auction:
2248
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Sep 11, 2004
Lot:
451
Sold for:
$1,410$1,200

Mahogany Surveyor's Compass by H. S. Pearson, Portland, the 5 1/2-inch diameter printed compass card divided 0-90 in four quadrants, with central Tudor Rose, fleur-de-lis to North, scrolls to More ...

Thaxtor Surveyor's Compass

Thaxtor Surveyor's Compass

Auction:
2248
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Sep 11, 2004
Lot:
452
Sold for:
$1,880$1,600

Thaxtor Surveyor's Compass, with 5 1/2-inch diameter printed compass card credited Thaxter, Maker, Head of Long Wharf, State Street, Boston and divided 0-90 in four quadrants, with fleur-de-lis More ...

Surveyor's Compass

Surveyor's Compass

Auction:
2248
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Sep 11, 2004
Lot:
454
Sold for:
$705$600

Surveyor's Compass, the 5-inch hand-drawn compass card with crosshatched cardinal points, gilt torch motif to North, narrow steel needle on bone lifting-arm with clamp, pewter compass ring More ...

Cherrywood Surveyor's Compass

Cherrywood Surveyor's Compass

Auction:
2248
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Sep 11, 2004
Lot:
456
Sold for:
$646$550

Cherrywood Surveyor's Compass, with 6-inch diameter printed compass card divided 0-90 in four quadrants, fleur-de-lis credited Wightman Sculp to North, scrolls to East, needle on brass lifting More ...

Vernier Compass

Vernier Compass

Auction:
2248
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Sep 11, 2004
Lot:
457
Sold for:
$3,055$2,600

Vernier Compass, with 5-inch diameter printed compass card, scrolling decoration to the North and East, central rose, brass scale divided 0-90 in four quadrants and carved mahogany arm with brass More ...

Surveyor's Compass

Surveyor's Compass

Auction:
2248
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Sep 11, 2004
Lot:
458
Sold for:
$2,350$2,000

Surveyor's Compass, the 5 1/2-inch diameter printed compass card with hand-written points, eagle and crest to North, archer to East, divided 0-90 in four quadrants, with birch body, twin brass More ...

Surveyor's Compass

Surveyor's Compass

Auction:
2248
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Sep 11, 2004
Lot:
459
Sold for:
$764$650

Surveyor's Compass, the 5 1/4-inch diameter hand-written compass card divided 0-90-0 in four quadrants, with crescent moon to North, applied cardinal points on hatched background, brass compass More ...

Brass Surveyor's Vernier Compass

Brass Surveyor's Vernier Compass

Auction:
2248
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Sep 11, 2004
Lot:
472
Sold for:
$1,410$1,200

Brass Surveyor's Vernier Compass, by Hugo Hartmann, Philadelphia, with brass 6 1/2-inch dial, silvered compass ring scaled 0-90 in four quadrants, two bubble-levels, two sight vanes and More ...

Gurley Surveyor's Vernier Compass

Gurley Surveyor's Vernier Compass

Auction:
2248
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Sep 11, 2004
Lot:
474
Sold for:
$999$850

Gurley Surveyor's Vernier Compass, with 6-inch diameter silvered dial, fleur-de-lis to North, compass ring divided 0-90 in four quadrants, vernier, outkeeper scale on shaped brass limb with twin More ...

Surveyor's Vernier Compass

Surveyor's Vernier Compass

Auction:
2248
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Sep 11, 2004
Lot:
475
Sold for:
$999$850

Surveyor's Vernier Compass, by E. & G.W. Blunt, New York, the 6-inch diameter silvered dial with engraved intertwined leaf motif, fleur-de-lis to North, blued-steel needle, cap and compass ring More ...

Brass Surveyor's Compass by Knox & Shain

Brass Surveyor's Compass by Knox & Shain

Auction:
2248
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Sep 11, 2004
Lot:
476
Sold for:
$999$850

Brass Surveyor's Compass by Knox & Shain, Philadelphia, the 5-inch diameter brass dial with star to North, blued-steel needle, clamp, silvered compass ring engraved 0-90 in four quadrants, More ...

Brass Surveyor's Compass

Brass Surveyor's Compass

Auction:
2248
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Sep 11, 2004
Lot:
477
Sold for:
$1,293$1,100

Brass Surveyor's Compass, the 5-inch silvered dial engraved H. M. Pool, Easton, Mass. in foliate border, with scale divided 0-90 in four quadrants, with fleur-de-lis to North, blued-steel More ...

Brass Surveyor's Compass by Charles F. Helffricht

Brass Surveyor's Compass by Charles F. Helffricht

Auction:
2248
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Sep 11, 2004
Lot:
478
Sold for:
$999$850

Brass Surveyor's Compass by Charles F. Helffricht, with silvered dial, cover, outkeeper scale and bubble level, on shaped brass limb with staff-mounts and twin sight vanes, lg. 14 in., in More ...

Brass Surveyors Compass by R. Patten

Brass Surveyors Compass by R. Patten

Auction:
2248
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Sep 11, 2004
Lot:
479
Sold for:
$1,528$1,300

Brass Surveyors Compass by R. Patten, New York, with silvered dial and divided 0-90 in four quadrants, engraved oak leaves, blued-steel needle, two bubble-levels, and two brass sighting vanes, lg. More ...

Plain Table Compass by E. S. Ritchie

Plain Table Compass by E. S. Ritchie

Auction:
2248
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Sep 11, 2004
Lot:
481
Sold for:
$294$250

Plain Table Compass by E. S. Ritchie, Boston, with 3 1/2-inch diameter dial divided in four quadrants, two lacquered-brass bubble-levels and base with three leveling screws, steel needle in leather More ...

Staff Transit

Staff Transit

Auction:
2248
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Sep 11, 2004
Lot:
503
Sold for:
$823$700

Staff Transit, the silvered dial engraved Made for Charles G. King by B. F. Whitcomb, Boston , with star to north, compass ring divided 0-90 in four quadrants, vernier, bubble-levels and brass More ...

Pocket Compass and an Educational Compass Drawing

Pocket Compass and an Educational Compass Drawing

Auction:
2207
Auction:
Sale #2207 - Aug 10, 2003
Lot:
188
Sold for:
$264$225

Pocket Compass and an Educational Compass Drawing, America, late 19th century, the compass with 1 3/4 in. printed dial divided in four quadrants, mahogany case with hinged lid, together with a pen More ...

Fruitwood Gunter's Quadrant

Fruitwood Gunter's Quadrant

Auction:
2170
Auction:
Sale #2170 - May 03, 2003
Lot:
182
Unsold
 

Fruitwood Gunter's Quadrant, English, third quarter 18th century, for 51 degrees 30 seconds (London), with incised lines and punched characters, the limb divided 0-90, calendar scale with dates More ...

Pocket Compass by George Leighton Whitehouse

Pocket Compass by George Leighton Whitehouse

Auction:
2170
Auction:
Sale #2170 - May 03, 2003
Lot:
202
Sold for:
$294$250

Pocket Compass by George Leighton Whitehouse, Dover, New Hampshire, circa 1850, with 2 1/4-inch printed dial divided in four quadrants but without cardinal points, steel needle and mahogany case and More ...

The Mercatograph by H. Hughes & Son Ltd.

The Mercatograph by H. Hughes & Son Ltd.

Auction:
2170
Auction:
Sale #2170 - May 03, 2003
Lot:
204
Sold for:
$235$200

The Mercatograph by H. Hughes & Son Ltd., London, late 19th century, No. 501, the brass horizontal quadrant with swinging arm and vernier, twin vertical rods and open section, radius 8 1/2 More ...

Gunnery Quadrant by J. Hicks

Gunnery Quadrant by J. Hicks

Auction:
2170
Auction:
Sale #2170 - May 03, 2003
Lot:
205
Sold for:
$206$175

Gunnery Quadrant by J. Hicks, London, early 20th century, the vertical quadrant with swinging arm, vernier, twin bubble levels and threaded foot, lg. 9 in., in fitted mahogany More ...

Four-Vane Surveyor's Compass

Four-Vane Surveyor's Compass

Auction:
2170
Auction:
Sale #2170 - May 03, 2003
Lot:
223
Sold for:
$881$750

Four-Vane Surveyor's Compass, early 19th century with mid 19th alterations, constructed from a mahogany-bodied surveyor's compass with printed dial signed James Gale, Salem and engraved by More ...

Rare Queen Anne Veneered and Beaded Walnut Dressing Table

Rare Queen Anne Veneered and Beaded Walnut Dressing Table

Auction:
2144
Auction:
Sale #2144 - Feb 23, 2003
Lot:
99
Sold for:
$42,300$36,000

Rare Queen Anne Veneered and Beaded Walnut Dressing Table, North Shore, Massachusetts, 1730-50, the veneer covers the tabletop, the case, and drawer fronts; the top includes a wide outer border of More ...

Ottoman Lacquered-Wood Quadrant

Ottoman Lacquered-Wood Quadrant

Auction:
2173
Auction:
Sale #2173 - Oct 27, 2002
Lot:
122
Sold for:
$382$325

Ottoman Lacquered-Wood Quadrant, dated A.H. 1320-A.D. 1902/03, finished in yellow-brown with ink divisions and inscriptions, the front with markings for 41o latitude (Istanbul/Constantinople), the More ...

Brass Single-Plate Indian Astrolabe

Brass Single-Plate Indian Astrolabe

Auction:
2173
Auction:
Sale #2173 - Oct 27, 2002
Lot:
123
Sold for:
$881$750

Brass Single-Plate Indian Astrolabe, with simple shaped throne, the rete with thirty star pointers and Zodiacal circle divided into three sections, the mater-plate with lines but not indicated, the More ...