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Complete Newton & Co. 10-inch Ebony Quadrant

Auction:
3147M
Lot:
283
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

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

Description:

Complete Newton & Co. 10-inch Ebony Quadrant, South Fleet Street, London, pierced ebony frame with brass index arm, vernier and lock-down screw, cross bar plaque reads "Newton & Co. S.Fleet St. London," scale reading 0-100, horizon mirror, two sets of sunshades and ocular lenses, fitted in its original mahogany keystone case with the Newton's Opticians green paper label.

Note: This instrument has been in the consignor's collection for the past forty-five years, the original lacquered surfaces and untouched frame and box reflect its excellent preservation.
Estimate $1,200-1,500


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.

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