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10-inch Ebony Octant

Auction:
2802T
Lot:
1131
Sold for:
$338$275

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2802T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
April 21, 2015 12:00PM

Description:

10-inch Ebony Octant, H. Duran, New York, 19th century, brass index arm with bone vernier scale from 0-20 with thumbscrew lock, bone arc reading 0-100, cross-arm bone boss reading Joseph Liverpool H. Duren New York, sighting pinnula, horizon mirror, and sunshades.
Estimate $400-600


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Ebony Octant, Joseph Liverpool