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Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
3295M Marlborough
October 11, 2019 10:00AMCalender
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William J. Young Surveyor's Transit

$246$200
Auction: Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 3295M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: October 11, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

William J. Young Surveyor's Transit, no. 3901, 11-in. scope with rack focusing, "A"-frame supports, 6-in. dia. engraved dial marked "Wm. J. Young/Maker/3901/Philadelphia," fleur-de-lis representing north, internal vernier, and adjustment knob below, circular spirit level, all mounted to a four-screw adjustable base, ht. 12 in.


Provenance: Richard Miller Collection.
Estimate $300-500

components of the base appear to be recently machined


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Keywords

Richard Miller, William J., Philadelphia