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Brass Vernier Transit by W. & L.E. Gurley

Auction:
2345
Lot:
136
Sold for:
$588$500

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

Description:

Brass Vernier Transit by W. & L.E. Gurley, Troy, N.Y., with 5 1/2-inch dial, fleur-de-lis at North, declination vernier with rackwork adjustment (incomplete) at rim, needle ring divided 0-90-0 ° in four quadrants, plate with verniers and two vials, silvered 4 1/2-inch vertical wheel and 11-inch telescope with calibrated vial, on four-screw leveling base, ht. 15 in., (polished, mechanical functions defective), in mahogany case with Gurley label and shipping instructions.
Estimate $600-800

Keywords

Troy, Mirrors, Silver, Vernier, Switzerland, Vial