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A. Dod Surveyor's Compass

Auction:
3035M
Lot:
260
Sold for:
$1,968$1,600

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

Description:

A. Dod Surveyor's Compass, Mendham, New Jersey, first half 19th century, 5-in. engraved silver scale reading "A. Dod" in script and "Mendham" in block letters, eight-point rose, inner dual scale at the north and south quadrants divided 60-0-60, blued-steel needle and lifter, dovetailed sights, and housed in the original fitted pine case, lg. 14 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

needle separated from post, vanes marked J.Lock 2008


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, Mendham, New Jersey, Surnames