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Surveyor's Brass Vernier Compass by J.T. & E.M. Edwards

Auction:
2345
Lot:
128
Sold for:
$499$425

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

Description:

Surveyor's Brass Vernier Compass by J.T. & E.M. Edwards, Chicago, Illinois, with 5-inch silvered dial, fleur-de-lis at North, foliate-engraved ring enclosing the blued-steel needle with clamp, the needle ring divided 0-90 in four quadrants, on baluster-shaped limb with vernier and two vials, lg. 14 1/2 in., with staff mount and cap, (glass broken, lacking sights).
Estimate $300-400

Keywords

Surveyor , Chicago, blued-steel needle, Baluster, Compass, Measuring instruments, Orientation, Orienteering, Qibla compass, Vernier, Switzerland