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Silver Equinoctial Sundial by Dollond

Auction:
2724M
Lot:
402
Sold for:
$1,845$1,500

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2724M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 03, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Silver Equinoctial Sundial by Dollond, London, mid-18th century, silvered hinged hour ring with Roman numerals marked Dollond London, calibrated latitude arc, folding gnomon, engraved center compass with cardinal points in block lettering, and calibrated in four quadrants 0-90, all in a velvet-lined leather-clad carrying case, dia. of instrument 2 3/8 in.
Estimate $700-900

Overall good condition with tarnishing to silver


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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