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October 11, 2019 10:00 AMCalender

Blydenburgh & Giles Surveyor's Compass

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


Blydenburgh & Giles Surveyor's Compass, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, mid-19th century, 5 1/2-in. engraved silvered dial marked "Blydenburgh & Giles/Maker/Philada," eight-line rose with fleur-de-lis representing north, blued needle, bubble level and outkeeper, housed in its original mahogany box with label reading in part "Blydenburg & Giles Mathematical Instrument Makers at the Nautical Store."

Provenance: Richard Miller Collection.
Estimate $200-300

lacking one sighting vane screw

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Richard Miller, Philadelphia