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Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
2652M Marlborough
May 4, 2013 10:00 AMCalender
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W. & L.E. Gurley Engineers Transit

$492$400
Auction: Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2652M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: May 04, 2013 10:00AM

Description:

W. & L.E. Gurley Engineers Transit, Troy, New York, c. 1900, 5 1/2-in. silvered compass marked as above, fleur-de-lis representing north, scale divided in four quadrants, dual spirit levels, enclosed horizontal scale with vernier divided 80-90-80, A-frame supports with an 11 1/2-in. scope, rack focusing, horizontal silvered scale, all on four adjustable screw feet, in a fitted mahogany case with label, and tripod instrument ht. 14 in.

Note: This transit was used in Albany New York Capital Repertory Theater's presentation of the play Terra Nova by Ted Tally, during its 2000/2001 season, photo accompanies lot.
Estimate $800-1,200

Plumb bob, screw driver, sun shade accompanies the lot.


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Keywords

Troy, Terra Nova, Ted Tally, screw driver , sun shade accompanies the lot