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Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
3295M Marlborough
October 11, 2019 10:00AMCalender

Joseph R. Harbeson Surveyor's Compass

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


Joseph R. Harbeson Surveyor's Compass, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, mid-19th century, 5 1/2-in. dia. silvered dial with fleur-de-lis representing north, engraved in script "Jos. R. Harbeson/Maker/Philadelphia," blued needle, dual spirit levels and outkeeper, housed in its original walnut box with two paper labels.

Provenance: Richard Miller Collection.
Estimate $200-300

sighting vanes appear to be replacements.

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Richard Miller, Joseph R. Harbeson, Philadelphia