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Andrew Meneely Surveyor's Compass

Andrew Meneely Surveyor's Compass

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
339
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

Andrew Meneely Surveyor's Compass, Gibbonsville, New York, c. 1826, 7-in. engraved silvered compass with vernier-tipped needle, fleur-de-lis representing north and marked "A. More ...

Select Collection of W. & L.E. Gurley Research Material Compiled by William H. Skerritt

Select Collection of W. & L.E. Gurley Research Material Compiled by William H. Skerritt

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
344
Sold for:
$1,599$1,300

Select Collection of W. & L.E. Gurley Research Material Compiled by William H. Skerritt, binder of early photographs depicting images of the Gurley trade shows, instruments and field views, hand and More ...

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

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

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
348
Sold for:
$738$600

Small W. & L.E. Gurley Surveyor's Compass, Troy, New York, 4 1/2-in. engraved silvered dial with fleur-de-lis representing north and reading as above, dual spirit levels, outkeeper sighting vanes, More ...

William J. Young Surveyor's Compass

William J. Young Surveyor's Compass

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
365
Sold for:
$492$400

William J. Young Surveyor's Compass, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, lacquered brass instrument with 5 1/2-in. dia. dial marked "Wm. J. Young/Maker/Philadelphia," blued-steel needle with needle lifter More ...

James Reed & Co. No. 550 Gimbaled Surveyor's Compass

James Reed & Co. No. 550 Gimbaled Surveyor's Compass

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
366
Sold for:
$738$600

James Reed & Co. No. 550 Gimbaled Surveyor's Compass, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, c. 1850, 5 1/2-in. rotating silvered dial engraved as above with interior vernier aperture and spirit level, mounted More ...

James M. Davenport Surveyor's Compass

James M. Davenport Surveyor's Compass

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
367
Sold for:
$584$475

James M. Davenport Surveyor's Compass, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, c. 1830, 6 1/2-in. engraved silvered dial marked "Jams. M. Davenport Maker/Philada," blued-steel hand, eight-point rose with More ...

Benjamin Rittenhouse Surveyor's Compass

Benjamin Rittenhouse Surveyor's Compass

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
370
Sold for:
$6,150$5,000

Benjamin Rittenhouse Surveyor's Compass, c. 1786, 6-in. engraved silvered dial with fleur-de-lis representing north, eight-point floral engraved rose reading "Benjamin Rittenhouse/Fecit 1786," with More ...

Large Rittenhouse Surveyor's Compass for Thomas Williams

Large Rittenhouse Surveyor's Compass for Thomas Williams

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
371
Sold for:
$4,613$3,750

Large Rittenhouse Surveyor's Compass for Thomas Williams, 18th century, 7-in. engraved silvered dial with fleur-de-lis representing north, central cartouche reading "Fecit for Tho's Williams. More ...

William Dean Surveyor's Compass

William Dean Surveyor's Compass

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
373
Sold for:
$2,952$2,400

William Dean Surveyor's Compass, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, c. 1792-97, 5 1/2-in. engraved silvered compass with fleur-de-lis representing north, central cartouche reading "Dean Philad.," More ...

William J. Young Surveyor's Compass

William J. Young Surveyor's Compass

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
377
Sold for:
$492$400

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

Knox & Shain Surveyor's Compass

Knox & Shain Surveyor's Compass

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
383
Sold for:
$492$400

Knox & Shain Surveyor's Compass, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 5-in. dia. dial with fleur-de-lis representing north and engraved "Knox & Shain Maker/Philadelphia," outkeeper and level on main plate, More ...

William J. Young Surveyor's Compass

William J. Young Surveyor's Compass

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
384
Sold for:
$400$325

William J. Young Surveyor's Compass, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 5-in. black dial compass with blued-steel needle and locking arm, fleur-de-lis representing north, and center engraved "W.J. More ...

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 ...

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 ...

William Davenport Surveyor's Compass

William Davenport Surveyor's Compass

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
393
Sold for:
$800$650

William Davenport Surveyor's Compass, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, c. 1800, 6 1/2-in. engraved dial marked "Wm. Davenport Maker/Philadelphia," fleur-de-lis representing north, and a sunk spirit level More ...

Two Brass Surveyor's Compasses for Restoration

Two Brass Surveyor's Compasses for Restoration

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
396
Sold for:
$400$325

Two Brass Surveyor's Compasses for Restoration, an early 4 1/2-in. dia. silvered dial with engraved and shaped brass arms, and a 6-in. dia. vernier compass, both unmarked. 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Thomas Whitney Surveyor's Compass

Thomas Whitney Surveyor's Compass

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
234
Sold for:
$369$300

Thomas Whitney Surveyor's Compass, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, c. 1808, lacquered brass instrument with a 6-in. dia. engraved dial marked "Ths. Whitney Maker Philadelphia," with fleur-de-lis More ...

William J. Young Surveyor's Compass

William J. Young Surveyor's Compass

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
235
Sold for:
$338$275

William J. Young Surveyor's Compass, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, no. 3990, c. 1865, lacquered brass instrument with a 6-in. dia. engraved brass dial reading "Wm. J. Young/Maker/Philadelphia/3990," More ...

Frederick Heisley Surveyor's Compass

Frederick Heisley Surveyor's Compass

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
243
Sold for:
$523$425

Frederick Heisley Surveyor's Compass, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, c. 1836, 6-in. silvered dial with fully engraved eight-point rose, and fleur-de-lis representing north, outer ring calibrated 0-90 in More ...

Lewis Michael Surveyor's Compass

Lewis Michael Surveyor's Compass

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
245
Sold for:
$2,337$1,900

Lewis Michael Surveyor's Compass, Somerset, Pennsylvania, early 19th century, lacquered brass instrument with 6 1/2-in. dia. engraved silver dial marked "Made By Lewis Michael/Somerset, PA.," More ...

William Helfricht Surveyor's Compass

William Helfricht Surveyor's Compass

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
259
Sold for:
$246$200

William Helfricht Surveyor's Compass, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, mid-19th century, 5 1/2-in. dia. silvered dial engraved as above, vernier, sighting vanes, indexing disc engraved 1-16, (lacking More ...

19th Century Diminutive Brass Circumferentor

19th Century Diminutive Brass Circumferentor

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
607
Sold for:
$1,169$950

19th Century Diminutive Brass Circumferentor, France, 6-in. dia. spoked frame with outer engraved scale marked 0-360, inner scale divided in four quadrants, four stationary vanes, center compass More ...

W&S Jones Diminutive Surveyor's Compass

W&S Jones Diminutive Surveyor's Compass

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
648
Sold for:
$246$200

W&S Jones Diminutive Surveyor's Compass, Holborn, London, 4 1/4-in. dia. silvered dial with outer ring scale marked 0-360, engraved cardinal, and intercardinal points, inner scale divided into four More ...

Alexander Megarey Vernier Surveyor's Compass

Alexander Megarey Vernier Surveyor's Compass

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
652
Sold for:
$492$400

Alexander Megarey Vernier Surveyor's Compass, New York, first half 19th century, 6-in. silvered dial with engraved central star and fleur-de-lis representing north, signed "Alexn. Megarey New York," More ...