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Unusual Julius Hanks Vernier Surveyor's Compasses

Unusual Julius Hanks Vernier Surveyor's Compasses

Auction:
3295M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 11, 2019
Lot:
296
Sold for:
$2,706$2,200

Unusual Julius Hanks Vernier Surveyor's Compasses, Gibbonsville, New York, c. 1808-25, 6 1/2-in. dia. engraved silvered dial marked "J. Hanks" with fleur-de-lis representing north, spirit level and More ...

Oscar Hanks Circumferentor

Oscar Hanks Circumferentor

Auction:
3295M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 11, 2019
Lot:
301
Sold for:
$1,599$1,300

Oscar Hanks Circumferentor, Troy, New York, c. 1834-45, 5 1/2-in. dia. engraved brass dial marked "O. Hanks/Troy, N.Y./Patent," single vernier, compass ring with two inset spirit levels, locking More ...

Julius Hanks Surveyor's Plain and Vernier Compasses

Julius Hanks Surveyor's Plain and Vernier Compasses

Auction:
3295M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 11, 2019
Lot:
306
Sold for:
$523$425

Julius Hanks Surveyor's Plain and Vernier Compasses, Troy, New York, c. 1808-34, plain compass with a 6 1/2-in. dia. engraved silvered dial marked "J. Hanks/Troy," fleur-de-lis representing north, More ...

W. & L.E. Gurley Pocket Compass with Telescope Attachment

W. & L.E. Gurley Pocket Compass with Telescope Attachment

Auction:
3295M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 11, 2019
Lot:
310
Sold for:
$2,706$2,200

W. & L.E. Gurley Pocket Compass with Telescope Attachment, Troy, New York, c. 1890, 5 1/2-in. dia. silvered dial marked as above with dual inset spirit levels, folding vanes, and telescope sighting More ...

Andrew Meneely's Sons Vernier Compass

Andrew Meneely's Sons Vernier Compass

Auction:
3295M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 11, 2019
Lot:
314
Sold for:
$492$400

Andrew Meneely's Sons Vernier Compass, West Troy, New York, c. 1853-60, 6 1/2-in. dia. engraved silvered dial marked as above, with fleur-de-lis representing north, dual spirit levels and vernier, 7 More ...

Two W. & L.E. Gurley Compasses

Two W. & L.E. Gurley Compasses

Auction:
3295M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 11, 2019
Lot:
321
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

Two W. & L.E. Gurley Compasses, Troy, New York, 6-in. dia. railroad vernier compass with engraved dial reading as above, dual vernier scales, spirit levels, locking and adjustment knobs below, More ...

Andrew Meneely's Sons Vernier Compass No. 5112

Andrew Meneely's Sons Vernier Compass No. 5112

Auction:
3295M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 11, 2019
Lot:
324
Sold for:
$738$600

Andrew Meneely's Sons Vernier Compass No. 5112, West Troy, New York, c. 1851-53, 6 1/2-in. dia. engraved silvered compass with pierced blued needle marked "A. Meneely's Sons/West Troy, N.Y./No. More ...

Phelps & Gurley Surveyor's Transit

Phelps & Gurley Surveyor's Transit

Auction:
3295M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 11, 2019
Lot:
325
Sold for:
$2,952$2,400

Phelps & Gurley Surveyor's Transit, c. 1850, 6-1/2-in. engraved silvered dial marked "Phelps & Gurley/West Troy, N.Y.," concentric circle center engraving, single spirit level, arched "A"-frame More ...

W. & L.E. Gurley Vernier Transit Compass with Curvilinear Standards

W. & L.E. Gurley Vernier Transit Compass with Curvilinear Standards

Auction:
3295M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 11, 2019
Lot:
331
Sold for:
$3,075$2,500

W. & L.E. Gurley Vernier Transit Compass with Curvilinear Standards, c. 1860s, 6 1/2-in. engraved silvered dial marked with maker's name and town and fleur-de-lis representing north, vernier scale More ...

W. & L.E. Gurley Spanish Vara and J.M. Grumman Surveyor's Chains

W. & L.E. Gurley Spanish Vara and J.M. Grumman Surveyor's Chains

Auction:
3295M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 11, 2019
Lot:
339
Sold for:
$800$650

W. & L.E. Gurley Spanish Vara and J.M. Grumman Surveyor's Chains, Grumman patent chain with brass tensioning device and integral spirit level, marked on one handle "50 FT/Steel/No. 18/J.M. Grumman More ...

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

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

Auction:
3295M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 11, 2019
Lot:
344
Sold for:
$3,998$3,250

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 ...

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

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

Auction:
3295M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 11, 2019
Lot:
346
Sold for:
$400$325

W. & L.E. Gurley Surveyor's Compass, Ja. W. Queen & Co. Agents, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 5 1/2-in. dia. engraved silvered dial reading "W. & L.E. Gurley/Troy, N.Y.," and in the center "Ja. W. More ...

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 ...

James W. Queen Surveyor's Compass

James W. Queen Surveyor's Compass

Auction:
3295M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 11, 2019
Lot:
348
Sold for:
$523$425

James W. Queen Surveyor's Compass, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. mid-19th century, 6 1/2-in. dia. engraved silvered dial reading "Jas. W. Queen, Philada/Warranted," fleur-de-lis representing north, More ...

James Foster Jr. & Co. Vernier Compass

James Foster Jr. & Co. Vernier Compass

Auction:
3295M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 11, 2019
Lot:
350
Sold for:
$492$400

James Foster Jr. & Co. Vernier Compass, Cincinnati, Ohio, 6-in. dia. engraved silvered dial marked as above with fleur-de-lis representing north, circular spirit level mounted on south arm and More ...

Charles F. Helfricht Vernier Compass

Charles F. Helfricht Vernier Compass

Auction:
3295M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 11, 2019
Lot:
353
Sold for:
$554$450

Charles F. Helfricht Vernier Compass, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, first half 19th century, 5 1/2-in. dia. engraved silvered dial marked "Charles F. Helfricht/Philadelphia," fleur-de-lis representing More ...

United States Coast Survey No. 41 Alidade

United States Coast Survey No. 41 Alidade

Auction:
3295M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 11, 2019
Lot:
355
Sold for:
$2,091$1,700

United States Coast Survey No. 41 Alidade, first quarter 20th century, lacquered brass high-post alidade with a 15-in. scope, vertical arc calibrated 30-0-30 with vernier, circular spirit level More ...

William Wurdemann U.S. Engineer Bureau Level No. 2

William Wurdemann U.S. Engineer Bureau Level No. 2

Auction:
3295M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 11, 2019
Lot:
356
Sold for:
$1,107$900

William Wurdemann U.S. Engineer Bureau Level No. 2, Washington, DC, c. 1864, 18-in. lacquered brass scope with fine adjustment knob, and spirit level below, anodized frame with left/right fine More ...

Arnold & Co. Vernier Compass

Arnold & Co. Vernier Compass

Auction:
3295M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 11, 2019
Lot:
357
Sold for:
$461$375

Arnold & Co. Vernier Compass, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, mid-19th century, 5 1/4-in. dia. engraved silvered dial marked "Arnold & Co./Philadelphia," blued needle with central lifter, circular More ...

Two Queen & Co. Compasses

Two Queen & Co. Compasses

Auction:
3295M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 11, 2019
Lot:
359
Sold for:
$584$475

Two Queen & Co. Compasses, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, c. 1900, a vernier railroad compass with a 6 1/2-in. engraved silvered dial marked with maker's name and "6643," internal horizontal angle More ...

Joseph R. Harbeson Surveyor's Compass

Joseph R. Harbeson Surveyor's Compass

Auction:
3295M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 11, 2019
Lot:
360
Sold for:
$523$425

Joseph R. Harbeson Surveyor's Compass, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, mid-19th century, 5 1/2-in. dia. silvered dial with fleur-de-lis representing north, engraved in script "Jos. R. More ...

Fauth & Company Surveyor's Theodolite

Fauth & Company Surveyor's Theodolite

Auction:
3295M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 11, 2019
Lot:
363
Sold for:
$2,337$1,900

Fauth & Company Surveyor's Theodolite, Washington, DC, 1937, green-painted brass instrument with 19-in. long scope and 1 3/4-in. dia. objective lens, mounted to a "U"-shaped receptacle, tapered More ...

Heller & Brightly "Sun Flower" Surveyor's Instrument

Heller & Brightly "Sun Flower" Surveyor's Instrument

Auction:
3295M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 11, 2019
Lot:
364
Sold for:
$338$275

Heller & Brightly "Sun Flower" Surveyor's Instrument, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 13-in. dia. engraved circle marked in four quadrants, and "no. 8287" on the central cross-section, 360 degree More ...

Two James W. Queen & Co. Surveyor's Instruments

Two James W. Queen & Co. Surveyor's Instruments

Auction:
3295M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 11, 2019
Lot:
365
Sold for:
$185$150

Two James W. Queen & Co. Surveyor's Instruments, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, second half 19th century, wye level with a 19-in. scope and spirit level below, central stem engraved as above, and a More ...

W.J. Young Railroad Goniometer

W.J. Young Railroad Goniometer

Auction:
3295M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 11, 2019
Lot:
366
Unsold
 

W.J. Young Railroad Goniometer, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, two independently rotating 9-in. scopes (lacking lenses) 7-in. dia. engraved horizontal plate reading "Wm .J. Young/Maker/Philadelphia.," More ...

Miniature Young & Sons Transit

Miniature Young & Sons Transit

Auction:
3295M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 11, 2019
Lot:
370
Sold for:
$677$550

Miniature Young & Sons Transit, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 5 1/2-in. scope with level mounted to underside, vertical arc reading from 0-60 with mounted spirit level, 3 1/4-in. dia. engraved More ...

Young & Sons Surveyor's Transit

Young & Sons Surveyor's Transit

Auction:
3295M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 11, 2019
Lot:
373
Sold for:
$308$250

Young & Sons Surveyor's Transit, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, c. 1900, 9 1/2-in. scope with level mounted to underside, "A"-frame supports with vertical silvered vernier sale, 4 1/2-in. dia. compass More ...

Unusual Harttmann & Lace Surveyor's Transit

Unusual Harttmann & Lace Surveyor's Transit

Auction:
3295M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 11, 2019
Lot:
374
Sold for:
$308$250

Unusual Harttmann & Lace Surveyor's Transit, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 10 1/2-in. scope with level mounted to underside, "A"-frame supports with fine horizontal focusing knob, 5 1/2-in. engraved More ...

Kuebler & Steelhorst Surveyor's Transit

Kuebler & Steelhorst Surveyor's Transit

Auction:
3295M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 11, 2019
Lot:
375
Sold for:
$338$275

Kuebler & Steelhorst Surveyor's Transit, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, second half 19th century, 10 1/2-in. scope with ocular end cap engraved "Kuebler 7 Steelhorst Oct 67 Philade," "A"-frame supports More ...

Hugo Harttmann Surveyor's Transit

Hugo Harttmann Surveyor's Transit

Auction:
3295M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 11, 2019
Lot:
376
Sold for:
$461$375

Hugo Harttmann Surveyor's Transit, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, second half 19th century, 11-in. scope with fine focusing, "A"-frame supports with single spirit level, 5 1/4-in. engraved silvered More ...