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Farragut Association Naval Veterans Presentation Bell and Compass

Auction:
2763T
Lot:
1175
Sold for:
$400$325

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2763T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 28, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Farragut Association Naval Veterans Presentation Bell and Compass, Providence, Rhode Island, with a Waterbury Clock Co. clock depicting a sailor, above the engraved brass bell reading Farragut Assn. Naval Veterans Port of Providence Damn the torpedoes-Go ahead, a 6 1/2-in. gimbaled E.S. Ritchie liquid compass with brass bezel stamped in part 3992 and July 10 1870, housed in a mahogany box, all mounted to a turned wood stool, ht. 52 in.
Estimate $400-600


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Keywords

Rhode Island, Waterbury Clock Co., sailor, Farragut Assn. Naval Veterans Port of Providence Damn, Farragut Assn