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Brass Plain Surveyor's Compass by H.M. Pool

Auction:
2345
Lot:
119
Sold for:
$823$700

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

Description:

Brass Plain Surveyor's Compass by H.M. Pool, with crisply-engraved 5-inch dia. silvered dial signed H.M. Pool, Easton, Mass., star at North, East and West points reversed, blued-steel needle with central clamp in ribband, needle ring divided 0-90° in four quadrants, baluster-shaped limb with "T" vials and two tapering screw-on sights, ht. 9 3/4 x lg. 15 in., in fitted mahogany case with staff-adaptor.
Estimate $800-1,200

Keywords

H.M. Pool, Easton, Massachusetts, blued-steel needle, Circumferentor, Clamp, Compass, Measuring instruments, Metalworking hand tools, Orientation, Orienteering, Qibla compass