04-20-2018 04-20-2018
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
3093M Marlborough
April 20, 2018 10:00AMCalender
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19th Century Miniature Brass and Wooden Globe

$984$800
Auction: Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 3093M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: April 20, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

19th Century Miniature Brass and Wooden Globe, probably England, 3-in. dia. wood sphere with incised latitude and longitude grid, horizon band with hash marks, and a small set screw to set the desired meridian ring angle, ht. 5 1/2 in.
Estimate $800-1,200


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Keywords

United Kingdom, Geodesy, Geographic coordinate system, Geography, Geometry, Globe, Latitude, Longitude, Measurement, Meridian, Navigation, Screw, Sphere