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Kimber Cleaver's Improved Protractor

Auction:
3147M
Lot:
231
Sold for:
$861$700

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 3147M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 05, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Kimber Cleaver's Improved Protractor, made by William J. Young, Philadelphia, 5 1/4-in. lacquered brass instrument engraved as above, X-frame with circular central knob that rotates the engraved silvered scale that is divided in four quadrants and outer vernier marked 30-0-30, and housed in its original 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

Kimber Cleaver, William J. Young, Equipment, Measuring instruments, Protractor, Quadrant, Science and technology, Technical drawing, Technology, Vernier, Philadelphia