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Two W. & L.E. Gurley Pocket Compasses

Auction:
3230M
Lot:
336
Sold for:
$215$175

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

Description:

Two W. & L.E. Gurley Pocket Compasses, Troy, New York, lacquered brass instruments with 4-in. engraved silvered dials with fleur-de-lis representing north, folding vanes, and marked as above, one with dual inset spirit levels.

Provenance: The collection of William H. Skerritt.
Estimate $200-250


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.

Keywords

William H. Skerritt, Art genres, Compass, Fleur-de-lis, Gurley, Qibla compass, Symbols, Visual arts, Troy