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Two Knox & Shain Vernier Compasses

Two Knox & Shain Vernier Compasses

Auction:
3295M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 11, 2019
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 More ...

Three 19th Century Philadelphia Surveying Instruments

Three 19th Century Philadelphia Surveying Instruments

Auction:
3295M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 11, 2019
Lot:
386
Sold for:
$492$400

Three 19th Century Philadelphia Surveying Instruments, a Hugo Harttmann transit with silvered dial, (lacking scope), in original fitted box; a W.J. Young transit base (lacking frames and scope), in 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 ...

Knox & Shain Wye Level for W.B. Throop

Knox & Shain Wye Level for W.B. Throop

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
405
Sold for:
$185$150

Knox & Shain Wye Level for W.B. Throop, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, no. 916, original lacquered instrument with 16-in. scope, fine focusing knob, and spirit level below, main arm engraved "Knox & More ...

Collection of Telegraph Keys and Parts

Collection of Telegraph Keys and Parts

Auction:
2802T
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 21, 2015
Lot:
1170
Sold for:
$677$550

Collection of Telegraph Keys and Parts, 19th/20th century, twelve keys by various makers, including Signal Electric Mfg., J.H. Bunnell, and Knox & Shain, six frames, a bell, four pairs of crimpers, 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 ...