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Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
3295M Marlborough
October 11, 2019 10:00AMCalender
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William Helfricht Surveyor's Compass

$584$475
Auction: Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 3295M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: October 11, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

William Helfricht Surveyor's Compass, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, mid-19th century, 6 1/2-in. dia. engraved silvered dial with acanthus-style leaf representing north and reading "Warranted" and "Wm. Helfricht Maker/Philadelphia," dual outkeepers at north, and a pair of sighting vanes, housed in an associated veneered box, lg. 16 in.


Provenance: Richard Miller Collection.
Estimate $300-400

lacking level, few bezel screws on underside are off but present.


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Keywords

Richard Miller, William Helfricht, Acanthus, Circumferentor, Compass, Philadelphia