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Brass Transit by W. & L.E. Gurley

Auction:
2623M
Lot:
57
Sold for:
$615

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2623M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
December 01, 2012 10:00AM

Description:

Brass Transit by W. & L.E. Gurley, Troy, New York, 11-in. brass telescope, 6-in. silvered compass dial signed by maker, needle dial calibrated 0-90 in four quadrants, blued steel hand, dual spirit levels, vernier read out, brass leveling screws for tripod attachment, mounted on a board, ht. approx. 12 1/2 in.
Estimate $700-900

Bass polish residue in in seams through out. Spirit levels appear to be dry.

Keywords

Troy, steel hand, Cartography, Compass, Levelling, Measurement, Qibla compass, Spirit level