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Collection of Forty-eight Calipers, Compasses and Dividers

Auction:
2502
Lot:
37
Sold for:
$652$550

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2502
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 01, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Collection of Forty-eight Calipers, Compasses and Dividers, mostly 18th/19th century, including spring calipers, wing calipers, spring dividers, and wing compasses, all mounted to pegboard with wire, and enclosed within a wooden shadowbox frame, frame 49 1/2 x 25 x 5 in.

Note: Crom #2 discusses many of these tools on pp. 388-393.
Estimate $800-1,200

Keywords

Caliper, Compass, Dividers, Orienteering, Technical drawing