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William J. Young Surveyor's Compass

Auction:
3230M
Lot:
365
Sold for:
$492$400

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

Description:

William J. Young Surveyor's Compass, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, lacquered brass instrument with 5 1/2-in. dia. dial marked "Wm. J. Young/Maker/Philadelphia," blued-steel needle with needle lifter on underside, outkeeper, replaced level housing, sighting vanes, tripod mount, and walnut fitted case.
Estimate $200-400

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Keywords

Philadelphia, Articles, Circumferentor, Civil engineering, Compass, Equipment, Level, Needle, Qibla compass, Surveying, Technology, Tools, Tripod