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Transit by Edmund Draper

Auction:
2170
Lot:
234
Sold for:
$940$800

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Auction:
Sale #2170 - 2170
Location:
Bolton
Date / Time :
May 03, 2003 10:00AM

Description:

Transit by Edmund Draper, Philadelphia, mid-19th century, No. 431, of oxidized-brass with lacquered fittings, with 9 1/2-inch long telescope on A-frames with vertical arc and vernier, over 5 1/4-inch silvered compass dial with twin verniers, on four-screw tripod mount, ht. 12 in., with accessories in fitted wood case with Young & Sons label.
Estimate $600-800

Keywords

Edmund Draper, Philadelphia, Young & Sons, Compass, Orientation, Orienteering