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Two Telescopes and a Compass

Auction:
2345
Lot:
191
Sold for:
$294$250

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

Description:

Two Telescopes and a Compass, a single-draw 2-inch refracting telescope; a 1-inch three-draw spyglass with mahogany tube and lacquered-brass fittings; and a marine dry compass by Nickerson & Baxter, Boston with brass drum casing and cap.
Estimate $300-400

Keywords

Baxter, Astronomy, Brass instrument, Compass, Refracting telescope, Telescope, Telescope types, Telescopes