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Architect Cased Set of Drafting Instruments

Auction:
2447
Lot:
291
Sold for:
$800$675

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2447
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
July 25, 2009 10:00AM

Description:

Architect Cased Set of Drafting Instruments, the three tiered case with first, an assortment of drafting tools including numerous compasses of varying sizes, bone handled ruling pens and beam compass components, the second with six bone calibrated scales of 6 and 3 in. size, most marked G. W. Strawson 15 Percy St Tottenham CT RD and Walter Morrish St Nicholas Cardiff, hinged parallel rules, fourteen containers of labeled paint colors with brushes and the last layer, six scales marked as above and two calibrated ebony and bone rules with knurled wheels all in a felt-lined brass- bound burl walnut case, lg. 14 3/8, dp. 6 1/2, ht. 4 5/8 in.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

Keywords

labeled paint colors, CT RD, Cased Set, Percy St Tottenham, Walter Morrish St Nicholas Cardiff, Compass, Knights Bachelor, Technical drawing