10-27-2002 10-27-2002
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Bolton MA
2173
October 27, 2002 10:00 AMCalender
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Brass Surveyors Compass By Thomas Greenough

$3,525$3,000
Auction: Sale #2173 - 2173 Location: Bolton Date / Time: October 27, 2002 10:00AM

Description:

Brass Surveyors Compass By Thomas Greenough, Boston, 18th century, with engraved compass rose with floral center, signed Thomas Greenough Boston Fecit, outer ring divided 0-90 x 4, blued-steel needle, numbered vanes (1 and 2), cover and butterfly screw for the mount, in carved-out field case with fruitwood Gunter's rule in lid, the instrument 11 3/4 in. long. (old repair with brass to the rule).
Estimate $3,000-4,000

Keywords

Thomas Greenough, Thomas Greenough Boston Fecit, blued-steel needle