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Two "Baker" Brass Gimbaled Compasses

Auction:
2654M
Lot:
747
Sold for:
$277$225

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Auction:
Discovery - 2654M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 23, 2013 10:00AM

Description:

Two "Baker" Brass Gimbaled Compasses, Melrose, Massachusetts, a 6 1/2-in. wet card compass marked D. Baker Melrose, Mass., cardinal points in block lettering, brass bezel edge stamped 3168, housed in a maple box, 10 1/2 x 10 3/4 x 6 in., and a 3-in. dry card compass marked Baker Compass Co. Melrose, Mass. U.S.A., cardinal points in block lettering, housed in a finger-jointed mahogany box, 6 x 6 1/2 x 2 3/4 in.
Estimate $400-600

oxidation to smaller compass, and missing lid,


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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Melrose, Massachusetts, Baker Compass Co., United States

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