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Surveyor's Staff Level by Adie & Son

Auction:
2345
Lot:
101
Sold for:
$206$175

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2345
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
July 29, 2006 10:00AM

Description:

Surveyor's Staff Level by Adie & Son, Edinburgh, the deeply patinated 7-inch brass telescope with rackwork focusing, vial, bul'ls-eye level, and 1-inch dia. silvered compass with fleur-de-lis at North, East and West points reversed, and needle ring divided 0-360°, with eyepiece extension and cap, in fitted dovetailed mahogany case with maker's label Adie & Son, Opticians, Mathematical & Philosophical Instrument Makers to the Queen. No. 50 Princes St., Edinburgh, wd. 7 1/2 in.
Estimate $200-400

Keywords

Surveyor , Lenses, Optician, Telescopes