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Two 19th Century Quadrant Needles

Auction:
3093M
Lot:
613
Sold for:
$123$100

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 3093M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
April 20, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Two 19th Century Quadrant Needles, Europe, unmarked, lacquered brass tri-foot instrument with squat central pillar, engraved scale divided 60-90-60 with iron needle, and a cast iron decorated base example with twin flat pillars, silvered scale marked 0-100, and needle, ht. 7 to 11 1/2 in.
Estimate $200-300


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

Equipment, Measuring instruments, Needle, Quadrant, Science and technology, Technology