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Colonial Walnut Surveyor's Quadrant

Auction:
2314
Lot:
576
Sold for:
$588$500

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2314
Location:
Bolton
Date / Time :
November 03, 2005 10:00AM

Description:

Colonial Walnut Surveyor's Quadrant, probably Jeremiah Bennett, Bridgewater, Mass., with pewter scale, punched divisions in individual degrees 0-45-0, alidade with trough compass (lacking needle and glass), manuscript directional, read-out and brass screw-thread clamp, radius 8 1/2 in.
Estimate $400-600

Keywords

Bridgewater, Jeremiah Bennett, Massachusetts, Alidade, Compass, Measuring instruments, Orientation, Orienteering