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Transit by Kolesch & Co.

Auction:
2345
Lot:
134
Sold for:
$705$600

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

Description:

Transit by Kolesch & Co., New York, No. 405, darkened brass, with 4-inch dia. silvered dial, stylized fleur-de-lis at North, bright steel needle with shaped tips, lifting arm with clamp, needle ring with crisply engraved divisions 0-90° in four quadrants, horizontal plate with vial and opposite verniers (one lacking glass), 11-inch telescope with vial, and four-screw leveling base, ht. 13 in., in mahogany case with plaque Kolesch & Co., 136 Fulton St., New York.
Estimate $600-800

Keywords

Kolesch & Co., bright steel needle, Fulton St., Clamp, Lis, Metalworking hand tools