10-27-2017 10-27-2017
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
3035M Marlborough
October 27, 2017 10:00AMCalender
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Browning & Son Lacquered Brass Theodolite

$1,230$1,000
Auction: Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 3035M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: October 27, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Browning & Son Lacquered Brass Theodolite, Boston, first half 19th century, 12-in. dia. engraved pierced plate with outer scale from 0-360, fixed sights, marked "B. Marlin London," dual vials, center silvered compass with four-point rose, fleur-de-lis representing north, and engraved in script "Browning & Son, Boston," housed in the original dovetailed oak case.
Estimate $2,000-3,000


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