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Negretti & Zambra Combined Alidade Rule and Square

Auction:
3035M
Lot:
375
Sold for:
$1,046$850

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

Description:

Negretti & Zambra Combined Alidade Rule and Square, London, 19th century, lacquered, and anodized brass instrument signed on the underside "Manufactured by Negretti & Zambra, London/Patentee George Francis C.E. Chester," two sets of folding sights, and bubble level on the outer edge, engraved faceplate with conversion scales, folding sights, dual bubble levels, vernier, 3-in. silvered compass, housed in its original leather fitted case, lg. 8 in. closed.
Estimate $300-500


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

George Francis C.E. Chester, Alidade, Equipment, Fareham, Measuring instruments, Negretti, Negretti and Zambra, Photography, Photography in China, Visual arts, Zambra, London