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Four Staff or Cross-Heads

Auction:
3035M
Lot:
341
Sold for:
$185$150

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

Description:

Four Staff or Cross-Heads, 19th century, one with a 2 1/4-in. compass marked "Harris & Co. 50 Holborn, London," with manual adjustment knob below, a spherical-form unsigned instrument, a small 4-in. unmarked staff, and a case staff with a 2 1/2-in. compass.
Estimate $150-250


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

Harris & Co., Compass, Holborn, Orientation, Orienteering, Science and technology, Technology, Visual arts, London