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Twelve-inch 22kt Gold and Bone Ruler

Auction:
2724M
Lot:
415
Sold for:
$2,829$2,300

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

Description:

Twelve-inch 22kt Gold and Bone Ruler, July 16th, 1849, possibly for the Great Exhibition or the Crystal Palace Exhibition, England, 1851, the 22kt gold embossed frieze depicting a procession of Greek Gods, framed by bone with beveled edge quarter and sixteenth inch measurement markings, British registry mark at one end and an unidentified hallmark on other, housed in a velvet-lined fitted case.
Estimate $3,000-5,000


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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