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English Repeating Circle or Reflecting Circle

Auction:
2857M
Lot:
397
Sold for:
$246$200

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2857M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 31, 2015 10:00AM

Description:

English Repeating Circle or Reflecting Circle, London, 19th century, 6-in. pierced brass instrument with scale from 0-360, inset silvered scale which is read by the movable dual verniers that are attached to the rotating arms and engraved Cary London, with collapsible spring plotting points, third arm with knurled knob for fine adjustment, center hub with glass bull's-eye.
Estimate $300-500


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.

Keywords

Cary London, Musical tuning, Scale