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Two Compasses

Auction:
2345
Lot:
50
Sold for:
$176$150

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

Description:

Two Compasses, a gimbaled compass by Hildebrand, Freiberg, No. 2065, with silvered 3-inch dial, East and West reversed (crossed out and re-written in pencil), needle ring divided counter-clockwise 0-360° and 1-24; and a miniature sighting compass with 4-inch dial and East and West points reversed.
Estimate $400-600

Keywords

Cardinal direction, Compass, Exploration, Hand compass, Orientation, Orienteering, Qibla compass, Technical drawing, Travel