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Mahogany Waywiser by B. Martin

Auction:
2345
Lot:
98A
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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2345
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
July 29, 2006 10:00AM

Description:

Mahogany Waywiser by B. Martin, London, the 7 1/2-inch brass dial divided and finely-calibrated in Chains and Links, Yards, Poles, Miles (in Roman numerals), and Furlongs, with engraved conversion, glazed cover, and blued-steel hands driven by 32-inch diameter iron-rimmed spoked wheel, ht. 48 in., (glass cracked, handle replaced).
Estimate $2,000-3,000

Keywords

London, blued-steel hands, Latin alphabet