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Brass Surveying Compass, E & G. W. Blunt

Auction:
2502
Lot:
728
Sold for:
$356$300

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

Description:

Brass Surveying Compass, E & G. W. Blunt, New York, with 6 1/2 in. dia. silvered brass dial signed E.& G.W. Blunt, New York, fleur-de-lis at north and cardinal point in block letters, outer needle ring engraved 0-90 in four quadrants, engraved central ribband, blued steel hand and brass lifter, shaped limbs, vial, tripod mount and brass dial cover, lg. 16 in.
Estimate $300-500

Lacking both screw on sights, brass in old surface.

Keywords

steel hand, Measuring instruments, Orientation, Orienteering, Qibla compass