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  • Heller & Brightly Surveyor's Transit

    Lot: 1316
    Estimate: $300 - $400

    Heller & Brightly Surveyor's Transit, no. 7234, 11-in. scope with spirit level below, 7-in. prism attachment, A-frame support, vertical circle with vernier, engraved compass dial marked as above, ...

  • Young & Sons Surveyor's Transit

    Lot: 1317
    Estimate: $200 - $300

    Young & Sons Surveyor's Transit, no. 6211, 8 1/2-in. scope with spirit level below, vertical circle, A-frame supports, engraved horizontal compass marked as above, opposing verniers, and single ...

  • F.J. Sloane & Co. Surveyor's Transit

    Lot: 1318
    Estimate: $200 - $300

    F.J. Sloane & Co. Surveyor's Transit, Baltimore, Maryland, 10 1/2-in. scope mounted to A-frame supports, 5-in. dia. black compass marked as above, on a rotating platform with silvered vernier scale, ...

  • Kuebler & Seelhorst Transit and Wye Level

    Lot: 1319
    Estimate: $300 - $500

    Kuebler & Seelhorst Transit and Wye Level, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, transit with a 10-in. scope and level below mounted to A-frame supports, 5 1/2-in. dia. compass marked "Kuebler & ...

  • William J. Young Surveyor's Transit

    Lot: 1320
    Estimate: $300 - $500

    William J. Young Surveyor's Transit, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, no. 4017, 11-in. scope with spirit level below mounted to A-frame supports with arc reading 60-0-60, 5-in. dia. engraved silvered ...

  • Two Thomas Whitney Surveyor's Compasses

    Lot: 1325
    Estimate: $300 - $400

    Two Thomas Whitney Surveyor's Compasses, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19th century, a large vernier compass with 7-in. dia. silvered dial marked "Thos. Whitney/maker/Philadelphia/No. 559, Warranted," ...

  • Two Young & Sons Surveyor's Compasses

    Lot: 1326
    Estimate: $200 - $300

    Two Young & Sons Surveyor's Compasses, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19th century, 6 1/2-in. dial no. 5530 marked in part "Patented Aug. 17 1875," with calibrated sighting vanes and original box, and ...

  • Two William J. Young Vernier Compasses

    Lot: 1329
    Estimate: $300 - $400

    Two William J. Young Vernier Compasses, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19th century, a 6 1/2-in. dia. engraved dial and a 6-in. dia. engraved dial, both marked "W.J. Young/Maker/Philadelphia," with ...

  • T.F. Randolph Surveyor's Compass with Scope

    Lot: 1331
    Estimate: $200 - $400

    T.F. Randolph Surveyor's Compass with Scope, Cincinnati, Ohio, 7-in. scope attached to an A-frame support, 7-in. dia. engraved dial marked "T.F. Randolph/Cincinnati.Oh/Patented June 24'79.," ...

  • William E. Stieren Surveyor's Compass

    Lot: 1333
    Estimate: $200 - $300

    William E. Stieren Surveyor's Compass, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 19th century, lacquered brass instrument with 6-in. dia. engraved silvered dial reading "Wm. E. Stieren/Maker/Pittsburgh, Pa.," with ...

  • Two Benjamin Stancliffe & Edmund Draper Vernier Compasses

    Lot: 1334
    Estimate: $200 - $300

    Two Benjamin Stancliffe & Edmund Draper Vernier Compasses, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, c. 1830, lacquered brass instruments with 6-in. dia. silvered dials marked "Stancliffe & Draper ...

  • Two Edmund Draper Vernier Compasses

    Lot: 1335
    Estimate: $300 - $400

    Two Edmund Draper Vernier Compasses, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19th century, both 6-in. dia. engraved silvered dials, one marked "472" following "Philadelphia," opposing spirit levels at the south ...

  • William J. Young Vernier Compass

    Lot: 1336
    Estimate: $200 - $300

    William J. Young Vernier Compass, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, lacquered brass instrument with 6-in. dia. dial marked "Wm. J. Young/Maker/Philadelphia" blued-steel needle with needle lifter on ...

  • Fauth & Co. Full Kit High Post Alidade

    Lot: 1340
    Estimate: $200 - $400

    Fauth & Co. Full Kit High Post Alidade, Washington, DC, 13-in. scope mounted to a U-shaped bracket with vertical arc and vernier, central rope veneered column, pierced base with dual spirit levels ...

  • J. Hale Circumferentor

    Lot: 1342
    Estimate: $200 - $400

    J. Hale Circumferentor, 9-in. dia. outer silvered scale calibrated in four quadrants, two hinged sighting vanes, with vernier from 30-0-30, 4-in. dia. central compass marked "J. Hale./Maker/Patd. ...

  • William J. Young Four-vane Vernier Compass

    Lot: 1343
    Estimate: $400 - $600

    William J. Young Four-vane Vernier Compass, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19th century, lacquered brass instrument with 6-in. dia. engraved dial reading "W.J. Young/Maker/Patent/Philadelphia," ...

  • W.J. Young Railroad Goniometer

    Lot: 1345
    Estimate: $700 - $900

    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.," ...

  • Edmund Draper Surveyor's Transit

    Lot: 1347
    Estimate: $300 - $500

    Edmund Draper Surveyor's Transit, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, no. 347, 10-in. scope mounted to tapered cylindrical uprights with hold-down pins, 8-in. dia. rotating horizontal plate with silvered ...

  • Edmund Draper Surveyor's Transit

    Lot: 1348
    Estimate: $300 - $400

    Edmund Draper Surveyor's Transit, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 10-in. scope with spirit level below, additional 9-in. scope mounted to main scope, engraved vertical circle with vernier, A-frame ...

  • Young & Sons Solar Transit

    Lot: 1349
    Estimate: $800 - $1,200

    Young & Sons Solar Transit, no. 8395, 10-in. scope with spirit level below, aluminum vertical circle housing the brass circle with engraved silvered scale, solar attachment mounted to the calibrated ...

  • Young & Sons Surveyor's Transit

    Lot: 1350
    Estimate: $300 - $400

    Young & Sons Surveyor's Transit, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, no. 6396, 10-in. scope mounted to A-frame supports, 4 1/2-in. bronze dial engraved as above, opposing verniers, and single spirit level, ...

  • William J. Young Surveyor's Transit

    Lot: 1351
    Estimate: $200 - $300

    William J. Young Surveyor's Transit, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 10-in. scope mounted to a rotating A-frame support dual verniers, circular bubble level, stationary silvered scale engraved in four ...

  • Heller & Brightly Surveyor's Transit

    Lot: 1352
    Estimate: $200 - $300

    Heller & Brightly Surveyor's Transit, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, no. 7614, 11-in. scope with level below mounted on A-frame supports, arc mounted to side with vernier arm, 5-in. engraved horizontal ...

  • Two Young & Sons Surveyor's Transits

    Lot: 1359
    Estimate: $400 - $600

    Two Young & Sons Surveyor's Transits, no. 8377 and no. 7821, aluminum and brass instruments with 8 1/2- and 10-in. scopes, horizontal circles with verniers, engraved compass dials marked as above, ...

  • Two William J. Young Surveyor's Transits

    Lot: 1360
    Estimate: $300 - $500

    Two William J. Young Surveyor's Transits, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 9 1/2-in. scopes with spirit levels below, A-frame supports with arc calibrated 60-0-60, engraved compass dials reading as ...

  • William J. Young & Co. Surveyor's Transit

    Lot: 1361
    Estimate: $200 - $400

    William J. Young & Co. Surveyor's Transit, no. 4101, 12-in. scope with spirit level below, A-frame support with arc calibrated 60-30-60, horizontal engraved silvered dial marked as above, rotating ...

  • Brass Pocket Sextant

    Lot: 1047
    Unsold  

    Brass Pocket Sextant, lacquered brass 3-in. dia. instrument with silvered scale and vernier, magnifier, index, and horizon mirror, housed in a rope-edged case. ...

  • Unusual Julius Hanks Vernier Surveyor's Compasses

    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 ...

  • W. & L.E. Gurley Patent Solar Attachment

    Lot: 297
    Sold for: $984$800

    W. & L.E. Gurley Patent Solar Attachment, West Troy, New York, c. 1875, unmarked instrument with scale from 0-30 with vernier, housed in its original mahogany box. Note: According to Bill ...

  • Oscar Hanks Circumferentor

    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 ...