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Three 19th Century Brass Instruments

Auction:
2802T
Lot:
1169
Sold for:
$246$200

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

Description:

Three 19th Century Brass Instruments, London, an 8 3/4-in. protractor with scale from 0-360, pointer or marking arm engraved Barry London, with a central glass aperture with etched crosshairs, in a fitted mahogany case; a 10 1/2-in. brass and boxwood rolling parallel rule marked W.H. Harling 47 Finsbury Pavement London and P. Barlow, in a fitted mahogany case with chart/scale readings; and an admiralty station pointer engraved Troughton & Simms London, in a fitted case with partial label reading On His Majesty's Service and with British ordnance broad arrow marking.
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

Barry London, On His Majesty's Service