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Two Boxed Navigational Instruments

Auction:
2802T
Lot:
1134
Sold for:
$185$150

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

Description:

Two Boxed Navigational Instruments, England, early 20th century, 4 1/4-in. ivorine sextant engraved The Paget Angle Sextant No. 537 and H. Hughes & Son 59 Fenchurch St. London, outer scale divided 0-90, with turned rosewood handle; and a marine meter marked Stuart's Marine Distance Meter 1067, Glee & Son The Hard Portsmouth, with two ivorine plates, one side with distance and height scales, other side with a note board, and a single-draw eyepiece.
Estimate $300-500


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

United Kingdom, London, Portsmouth