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October 27, 2017 10:00 AMCalender

W. & S. Jones 6 1/2-inch Prism and Two Others

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Auction: Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 3035MLocation: MarlboroughDate / Time: October 27, 2017 10:00AM


W. & S. Jones 6 1/2-inch Prism and Two Others, London, 19th century, lacquered brass stand marked "W&S Jones, 30 Holborn London" on the horizontal beam, colorless glass prism mounted to two brass end caps with Y-shaped handles, rotating ball joint secured to the 7-in. high turned column; the 4 1/2-in. prism with scalloped brass end caps mounted to a wood trestle-form stand, and a 3-in. leather-cased pocket prism.
Estimate $300-500

Jones example has a chip

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