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Birch Surveyor's Compass by John Jayne

Auction:
2283
Lot:
1372
Sold for:
$353$300

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

Description:

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

Keywords

John Jayne, Birch Surveyor, Circumferentor, Compass, Lis, Measuring instruments, Orientation, Orienteering