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Joseph Somalvico & Co. 10-inch Ebony Octant

Auction:
3147M
Lot:
284
Sold for:
$308$250

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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


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

Joseph Somalvico & Co., Somalvico & Co., Hatton Garden London, Ebony Octant, Celestial navigation, Ebony, Equipment, Eyepiece, Human behavior, Measuring instruments, Octant, Optician