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Two W. & L.E. Gurley High Post Alidades

Auction:
3295M
Lot:
320
Sold for:
$984$800

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 3295M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 11, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Two W. & L.E. Gurley High Post Alidades, serial no. 12791 with an 11 1/2-in. scope, trough compass mounts to a 16 x 3-in. blade, case contains plummet, right-angle prism eyepiece, sunshade, screwdriver, and magnifier; the other example also in its fitted box, with compass and provenance from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.


Provenance: William H. Skerritt.
Estimate $300-500


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