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Auction:
2345
Lot:
141
Sold for:
$235$200

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

Description:

Surveying Lot, part of a brass W. & L.E. Gurley engineer's transit, (compass, plate, base and standards, lacking telescope), in mahogany case with maker's label; a mahogany compass case containing brass cap, manuscript compass card dated 1826 and staff adaptor; and a set of steel Chesterman surveyor's chains.
Estimate $250-350

Keywords

engineer , surveyor , Compass, Geodesy, Orientation, Orienteering, Qibla compass, Theodolite