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

Thomas Whitney Four-vane Vernier Compass

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


Thomas Whitney Four-vane Vernier Compass, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, lacquered brass instrument with 6 1/2-in. dia. engraved dial reading "Thos. Whitney/Maker/Philadelphia," eight-point line rose with fleur-de-lis representing north, blued-steel needle, and tripod mount, housed in its original fitted box with "William Ewin/Baltimore" paper label on interior lid.
Estimate $500-700

undersied of instrument tripod mount is lacking two screws

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Thomas Whitney Four-vane, Philadelphia