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Yacht Binnacle by John Ferguson

Auction:
2724M
Lot:
418
Sold for:
$984$800

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

Description:

Yacht Binnacle by John Ferguson, early 19th century, the conical body with divided viewing windows, enclosing the 4-in. dry compass card with cardinal points and marked John Ferguson 5 West Breast, Greenock, removable lantern with loop handles, sitting on a 11 1/2-in. turned mahogany molded base, ht. 10 1/2 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Object right glass viewing window is cracked.


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John Ferguson