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Early Surveyor's Compass Attributed to Dod

Auction:
3035M
Lot:
259
Sold for:
$492$400

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 3035M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 27, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Early Surveyor's Compass Attributed to Dod, 19th century, with 5-in. engraved silvered dial, eight-point rose part-hatched at the cardinal points, needle ring divided 0-90 in four quadrants, blued-steel needle, dovetailed sights, and staff-adapter, housed in the original fitted pine case, lg. 14 in.
Estimate $400-600

glass cracked and missing 3-in. section on the northern end.


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

Blued, Circumferentor, Compass, Needle, Qibla compass