Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments
Skinner AuctionsMarlborough MA
April 12, 2019 10:00 AM
Auction: Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 3230MLocation: MarlboroughDate / Time: April 12, 2019 10:00AM
W. & L.E. Gurley Solar Compass, West Troy, New York, original lacquered instrument, horizontal silvered circle engraved in four quadrants reading 0-90 and read by opposed verniers, blued-steel needle box engraved "W.&L.E. Gurley/Troy, N.Y.," and scale calibrated 15-0-15, inlaid silvered declination scale reading to single minutes, mounted to the four-screw leveling base.
Provenance: The collection of William H. Skerritt.
Items may have wear and tear, imperfections, or the effects of aging. 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 shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.