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Brass Transit by Heller & Brightly

Auction:
2345
Lot:
106
Sold for:
$411$350

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

Description:

Brass Transit by Heller & Brightly, Philadelphia, No. 7872, with 5-inch brass dial, star at North, blued steel needle with central clamp, silvered needle ring divided in one direction 0-90-0 ° twice, and 0-360 ° in the other, plate with verniers (one lacking glass) and two vials, silvered arc with vernier on index arm, 11-inch lg. telescope with calibrated vial (cracked) and four-screw leveling base, ht. 13 in., (mellow polished brass).
Estimate $600-800

Keywords

Philadelphia, steel needle, Brass, Mirrors, Silver, Vial