Unusual W. & L.E. Gurley Mining Transit
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- Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 3295M
- Date / Time :
- October 11, 2019 10:00AM
Unusual W. & L.E. Gurley Mining Transit, Troy, New York, c. 1885, 5 1/2-in. engraved silvered dial marked as above, 3-in. radius arc, fitted with an auxiliary telescope and counterweight, A-standard, housed in its original fitted box with right-angle prism eyepiece, ht. 13 in.
Note: According to Bill Skerritt, this instrument is signed "W-12-7-85/Denver Instrument Co./Jardine 10-2-44" internally. The "W" probably stands for Wm. S. Wood, who worked for Gurley as an instrument maker from 1879 until 1894.
Provenance: William H. Skerritt.
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