10-05-2018 10-05-2018
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
3147M Marlborough
October 5, 2018 10:00AMCalender
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Joseph Somalvico & Co. 10-inch Ebony Octant

$308$250
Auction: Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 3147M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: October 05, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Joseph Somalvico & Co. 10-inch Ebony Octant, London, 19th century, ebony frame brass index arm, horizon mirror, sunshades and eyepiece, cross bar plaque reading "Josh. Somalvico & Co. Opticians Hatton Garden London," housed in a fitted mahogany keystone case.
Estimate $200-250


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Keywords

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