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Gurley Surveyor's Outfit

Auction:
2345
Lot:
131
Sold for:
$2,350$2,000

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

Description:

Gurley Surveyor's Outfit, comprising a brass vernier compass by W. & L.E. Gurley, Troy, New York, with silvered 6-inch dial, fleur-de-lis at North, blued-steel needle with agate hub and threaded clamp, vernier with tangent-screw adjustment, outkeeper, cap, shaped limb with "T" vials, staff mount and twin screw-on sight vanes, one with elevation scale engraved on the sides, lg. 15 x ht. 10 in., (worn), in weathered fitted mahogany case with label of T.F. Randolph, Cincinnati, Ohio, staff-adaptor, Gurley telescopic sight; a Remington twin-barrel pistol; and a set of Chesterman steel-link chains with brass stirrups.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

Keywords

Troy, blued-steel needle, Cincinnati, Ohio, steel-link chains, Clamp, Metalworking, Metalworking hand tools