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James M. Davenport Surveyor's Compass

Auction:
3230M
Lot:
367
Sold for:
$584$475

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

Description:

James M. Davenport Surveyor's Compass, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, c. 1830, 6 1/2-in. engraved silvered dial marked "Jams. M. Davenport Maker/Philada," blued-steel hand, eight-point rose with intercardinal points, spirit level, and needle lifter below, lg. 15 1/2 in.
Estimate $300-500


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Keywords

Philadelphia, Blued, Cardinal direction, Circumferentor, Compass, Davenport, Measurement, Measuring instruments, Orientation, Qibla compass, Spirit level