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17-inch Mahogany Octant

Auction:
2724M
Lot:
416
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:

17-inch Mahogany Octant, late 18th century, the brass index arm engraved H. Rehme and with panoply of arms decoration, bone vernier scale marked 10-15-5-10, with thumb screw lock, arc reading 0-90, engraved floral decorated bone cross arm boss, pennula, horizon mirror, and sunshades.
Estimate $2,000-2,500


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