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Mahogany Surveyor's Table Compass by R. Bakewell

Auction:
2283
Lot:
1371
Sold for:
$147$125

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

Description:

Mahogany Surveyor's Table Compass by R. Bakewell, with 5-inch diameter engraved silvered dial signed R. Bakewell, Maker in central roundel, fleur-de-lis at North and foliate-decorated cardinal points, the needle ring divided, 0-360, in mahogany case with brass-topped vial and hook catches, wd. 7 in., (lacking lid).
Estimate $300-500

Keywords

Compass, Orientation, Orienteering, Qibla compass, Travel