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

W. & L.E. Gurley Vernier Compass with Sighting Scope

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


W. & L.E. Gurley Vernier Compass with Sighting Scope, Troy, New York, c. 1910, lacquered brass instrument with 7-in. silvered dial engraved as above with fleur-de-lis representing north, vernier scale, dual spirit levels, outkeeper, tapered sighting vanes, and an offset standard telescope, housed in its original mahogany fitted case with Seattle, Washington, label, plumb bob, and ball and socket joint.

Provenance: The collection of William H. Skerritt; purchased September 21, 1997, from Jim Hill.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

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Jim Hill, William H. Skerritt, Seattle, Troy