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John Browning Spectroscope

Auction:
2724M
Lot:
409
Sold for:
$615$500

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

Description:

John Browning Spectroscope, London, the horizontal disc engraved John Browning London and calibrated 0-120, fine adjustment knob for vernier, magnifier, dual prism plate engraved Telford Premium 1876 Awarded by the institution of Civil engineers to Richard Spelman Culley, M. Inst: C.E., 11-in. scope with rack focusing and collimator, all raised on a center shaft and damascened tripod base, with a fitted mahogany case, instrument ht. 11 1/2 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Mold on lenses, back of case panel is cracked from top to bottom..


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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John Browning London, John Browning Spectroscope, Richard Spelman Culley