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October 11, 2019 10:00AMCalender

Wm. J. Young Surveyor's Transit

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


Wm. J. Young Surveyor's Transit, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, first half 19th century, 10-1/2 in. scope mounted to two "A"-frame supports, 5 1/2-in. dia. engraved dial marked "Wm. J. Young/Maker/3586/Philadelphia," fleur-de-lis representing north, internal vernier, blued-steel needle with locking mechanism mounted on underside, and circular level, all on a four-screw adjustable base.

Provenance: Richard Miller Collection.
Estimate $300-400

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Richard Miller, Screw, Vernier, Philadelphia