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Lacquered-Brass Gyroscope by Newton & Co.

Auction:
2345
Lot:
180
Sold for:
$823$700

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

Description:

Lacquered-Brass Gyroscope by Newton & Co., engraved Newton & Co., 3 Fleet St., London, with 3-inch dia. flywheel on steel axis, brass ring with screw-thread positioning, and adjustable pillar on circular base, ht. 10 in., in fitted mahogany case with two weights, handle and green maker's label of Newton & Co., Opticians and Scientific Instrument Makers, 3 Fleet St., London.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Keywords

Newton & Co., London, steel axis, Opticians, Scientific Instrument Makers, green maker, Flywheel, Optician