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French Repeating or Reflecting Circle

Auction:
3035M
Lot:
367
Sold for:
$3,444$2,800

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

Description:

French Repeating or Reflecting Circle, no. 50 Jecker, Paris, 19th century, 11-in. dia. lacquered brass instrument marked on the crossbar "No. 50 Jecker a Paris," with inset silvered scale, sighting scope, horizon mirrors, set of filters, and vernier scale with magnifier, all housed in a fitted mahogany box.
Estimate $700-900


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

Paris, Assumption, Equipment, Magnifier, Mirror, Optical filters, Photographic filter, Silvering, Vernier