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

Birch Surveyor's Compass by John Jayne

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


Birch Surveyor's Compass by John Jayne, Salem, with 5 1/4-inch compass card divided 0-90 in four quadrants, fleur-de-lis with engraver's credit Wightman Sculp. at North, American eagle with shield, laurel branch and arrows at the East, the central medallion with rose and ribband John Jayne, Salem, birch body with straight arm and staff mounting, lg. 14 in., (needle detached, glass cracked, lacking sights).
Estimate $400-600


John Jayne, Birch Surveyor