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William Davenport Dry-card Gimbaled Compass

Auction:
3295M
Lot:
418
Sold for:
$215$175

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

Description:

William Davenport Dry-card Gimbaled Compass, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 6-in. dia. engraved paper card compass with an eagle representing north, cardinal and intercardinal points, east and west cardinal points read in script "Wm. Davenport/Philadelphia," housed in its original brass bowl with gimbal, slide-lid pine box.
Estimate $300-400

lacking needle.


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