05-03-2005 05-03-2005
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Bolton MA
May 3, 2005 10:00 AMCalender

Byrd Antarctic Expedition (1928 - 1930)

Auction: Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2283 Location: Bolton Date / Time: May 03, 2005 10:00AM


Byrd Antarctic Expedition (1928 - 1930), a signed and illustrated framed presentation to the Star Compass Company with text: "Rear Admiral Richard E. Byrd and the Executive Committe of the Byrd Aviation Associates express to Star Compass Company their enduring appreciation of the most valuable co-operation in the equipping of the Byrd Antarctic Expedition.", sight 14 x 20 in.; a Star NC-4 Compass with 3 1/2-inch diameter liquid ring-dial, in black metal bowl with mounting, total diam. 6 in.; contemporary advertising literature; and eight original printing blocks from Star Pathfinder and other compass dials and literature.
Estimate $300-400


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