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Brass Surveyor's Compass by Stanley

Auction:
2527M
Lot:
381
Sold for:
$119$100

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2527M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
November 20, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Brass Surveyor's Compass by Stanley, London, 20th century, the octagonal case, hinged lid with applied plaque of "Natural Sine" figures on the outside, mirror and sight line inside, hinged sighting vane, 2 1/2-inch dia. compass with needle ring calibrated 0-360, vertical and horizontal spirit levels, calibrated vernier on lower dial signed and padded carrying case, Stanley London, wd. approx. 3 in.
Estimate $200-400

Keywords

Stanley London, Circumferentor, Compass, Measuring instruments, Orientation, Orienteering, Qibla compass