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Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
3230M Marlborough
April 12, 2019 10:00AMCalender

Rare Julius Hanks Bow Compass

Auction: Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 3230M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: April 12, 2019 10:00AM


Rare Julius Hanks Bow Compass, Troy, New York, c. 1834-45, original lacquered instrument with 7-in. engraved brass dial, slide weight blued-steel needle, inset bubble levels, marked "J. Hanks Patent/Troy, N.Y./O. Hanks," 12-in. dia. bow with adjustable sighting pinnulas.

Provenance: The collection of William H. Skerritt.
Estimate $2,000-4,000

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