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Surveyor's Wye-Level and Compass by Bate

Auction:
2314
Lot:
583
Sold for:
$176$150

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

Description:

Surveyor's Wye-Level and Compass by Bate, oxidized brass, with 3-inch silvered dial signed Bate, London, with engraved eight-point compass rose, circumference scale divided 0-90 in four quadrants and needle ring 0-360, steel needle on brass lifter operated from a slide, 15-inch lg. focusing telescope with bubble-level, retaining pins and screw-thread elevation to one Wye, on four-screw leveling base, ht. 7 in.
Estimate $300-400

Keywords

Surveyor , London, steel needle, Compass, Levelling, Orientation, Orienteering, Qibla compass