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  • Brass Round Pocket Sundial

    Lot: 281
    Sold for: $296$250

    Brass Round Pocket Sundial, mid 19th Century, engraved hour ring with Roman numerals, hinged gnomon, printed paper card with compass rose, cardinal points in block letters, needle ring calibrated ...

  • A Pair of 20-inch Library Globes in Hepplewhite Stands by J. & W. Cary

    Lot: 300
    Sold for: $77,025$65,000

    A Pair of 20-inch Library Globes in Hepplewhite Stands by J. & W. Cary, London, circa 1815, the terrestrial and celestial globes with turned and inlaid mahogany stands, brass calibrated meridian ...

  • Surveyor's Transit by W. & L. E. Gurley

    Lot: 347
    Sold for: $711$600

    Surveyor's Transit by W. & L. E. Gurley, Troy, New York, No. 13289, gunmetal and brass finish, 8 1/4 in. telescope with rack focus, 4 1/2-inch dia. silvered compass dial signed by maker and ...

  • Brass Solar Compass by W. & L. E. Gurley

    Lot: 363
    Sold for: $2,726$2,300

    Brass Solar Compass by W. & L. E. Gurley, Troy, New York, the brass instrument with Burt's solar attachment, horizontal circle read by opposing verniers, blued steel needle and scale calibrated 0-15 ...

  • Brass Surveyor's Compass

    Lot: 374
    Sold for: $474$400

    Brass Surveyor's Compass, unmarked, 6 1/2-inch dia. silvered dial with cardinal points in bold letters, vernier scale, two spirit levels, needle ring calibrated 0-90 in four quadrants, blued steel ...

  • Surveyor's Compass by W. & L. E. Gurley

    Lot: 376
    Sold for: $830$700

    Surveyor's Compass by W. & L. E. Gurley, Troy, New York, with 5 1/2-inch engraved silvered dial signed, W. & L. E. Gurley, Troy, New York, cardinal points in block letters, needle ring calibrated ...

  • Brass Transit by Kolesch

    Lot: 377
    Unsold  

    Brass Transit by Kolesch, New York City, anodized frame with 4-inch silvered compass dial signed Kolesch & Co., New York City, blued steel needle, 9-inch telescope, dual spirit levels, vernier ...

  • Brass Surveying Vernier Compass by Brown and Hunt

    Lot: 727
    Sold for: $711$600

    Brass Surveying Vernier Compass by Brown and Hunt, New York, 5 1/2 in. dia. silvered brass engraved dial signed Brown & Hunt, New York, fleur-de-lis at North, other cardinal points in block ...

  • Brass Surveying Compass, E & G. W. Blunt

    Lot: 728
    Sold for: $356$300

    Brass Surveying Compass, E & G. W. Blunt, New York, with 6 1/2 in. dia. silvered brass dial signed E.& G.W. Blunt, New York, fleur-de-lis at north and cardinal point in block letters, outer needle ...

  • Brass Surveyor's Compass by James Reed & Company

    Lot: 731
    Sold for: $385$325

    Brass Surveyor's Compass by James Reed & Company, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, with 6 1/2 in. dia. silvered brass dial signed James Reed & Co. Pittsburg Pa No.456, bearings in block lettering, needle ...

  • Brass Surveyor's Compass by Chandlee & Holloway

    Lot: 733
    Sold for: $4,444$3,750

    Brass Surveyor's Compass by Chandlee & Holloway, Baltimore, circa 1819-1822, 5 3/4 in. dia. engraved brass dial with stylized fleur-de-lis at north, signed in the southern quadrant Chandlee & ...

  • Brass Surveyor's Compass

    Lot: 734
    Sold for: $326$275

    Brass Surveyor's Compass, unsigned, probably America, with 6 1/2 in. dia. engraved brass dial with compass rose and fleur-de-lis at North, needle ring calibrated 0-90 in four quadrants, blued steel ...

  • Walnut and Brass Vernier Surveyor's Compass Attributed to Benjamin Hanks

    Lot: 737
    Sold for: $1,896$1,600

    Walnut and Brass Vernier Surveyor's Compass Attributed to Benjamin Hanks, Connecticut, late 18th century, 6-inch dia. engraved paper card with fleur-de-lis at North, outer perimeter of card and ...

  • Early Brass Surveyor's Compass

    Lot: 738
    Sold for: $830$700

    Early Brass Surveyor's Compass, attributed to Dodd, America, late 18th Century, 6-in. dia. silvered dial with compass rose, calibrated needle ring 0-90 in four quadrants, blued steel hand with brass ...

  • Brass Surveyor's Compass

    Lot: 127
    Unsold  

    Brass Surveyor's Compass, unsigned, probably America, with 6 1/2 in. dia. engraved brass dial with compass rose and fleur-de-lis at North, needle ring calibrated 0-90 in four quadrants, blued steel ...

  • Brass Surveyor's Compass by James Reed & Company

    Lot: 128
    Unsold  

    Brass Surveyor's Compass by James Reed & Company, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, with 6 1/2 in. dia. silvered brass dial signed James Reed & Co. Pittsburg Pa No.456, bearings in block lettering, needle ...

  • Brass Surveyor's Compass by Benjamin Pike, Jr.

    Lot: 129
    Sold for: $652$550

    Brass Surveyor's Compass by Benjamin Pike, Jr., New York, with 5 1/2 in. dia. silvered brass dial signed Benj. Pike, Jr. 294 Broadway N.Y., compass bearings in block letters with fleur-de-lis at ...

  • Brass Compass by F. H. Kulle

    Lot: 130
    Sold for: $207$175

    Brass Compass by F. H. Kulle, Clausthal, in a fitted walnut box with 3 1/2 in. dia. silvered dial marked with maker's name and directions in block lettering Nord, Sud, Ost, West, needle ring ...

  • Brass Surveyor 's Compass by W. & L. E. Gurley

    Lot: 131
    Sold for: $474$400

    Brass Surveyor 's Compass by W. & L. E. Gurley, Troy, New York, 6 1/4 in. dia. silvered dial with compass bearings in block letters, fleur-de-lis and signed W. & L. Gurley at North, needle ring ...

  • Miniature Lacquered Brass Surveyor's Compass by Richard Patten

    Lot: 134
    Sold for: $1,007$850

    Miniature Lacquered Brass Surveyor's Compass by Richard Patten, with 4 in. silvered dial signed in script R. Patten, New York, Warranted, fleur-de-lis at North, East and West points reversed, needle ...

  • Brass Universal Equinoctial Sundial by Harris

    Lot: 307
    Sold for: $830$700

    Brass Universal Equinoctial Sundial by Harris, London, silvered hinged hour circle with Roman numerals, hinged brass rod supports the bar gnomon, silvered latitude arc calibrated 0-90, the base with ...

  • Brass Universal Equinoctial Sundial

    Lot: 309
    Sold for: $474$400

    Brass Universal Equinoctial Sundial, hinged hour circle with Roman numerals, latitude arc engraved 0-75, needle gnomon, 3-in. dia. silvered compass dial with directional markings and blued steel ...

  • Brass Gurley Vernier Surveyor's Compass with Telescopic Sight by Randolph

    Lot: 489
    Sold for: $1,200$1,200

    Brass Gurley Vernier Surveyor's Compass with Telescopic Sight by Randolph, with 5 3/4-inch dia. dial engraved on upper rim W. & L.E. Gurley, Troy, N.Y., fleur-de-lis at North, East and West points ...

  • Brass American Plain Surveyor's Compass and a Scale Protractor Rule by Dodd

    Lot: 491
    Sold for: $3,750$3,750

    Brass American Plain Surveyor's Compass and a Scale Protractor Rule by Dodd, the compass box lightly engraved JH, with 5-inch dia. silvered dial, eight-point rose part-hatched at the cardinal ...

  • Early Brass Surveyor's Compass

    Lot: 127
    Sold for: $1,058$900

    Early Brass Surveyor's Compass, probably England, 18th century, with silvered 4 1/2-inch dial, eight-point rose with alternating hatched, plain and foliate-engraved decoration emanating from ...

  • Pocket Altimeter by Lufft

    Lot: 24
    Sold for: $176$150

    Pocket Altimeter by Lufft, with 1 3/4-inch dia. silvered dial, scale with altitude, and blued steel needle, in maroon leather case. ...

  • Three Pocket Compasses

    Lot: 27
    Sold for: $206$175

    Three Pocket Compasses, the earliest by Negelein, with hand-colored sixteen-point illuminated paper dial, an arrow marking magnetic variation at 18 degrees NNW, blued-steel needle with brass hub, ...

  • Horizontal Compass Sundial by Watkins

    Lot: 29
    Sold for: $323$275

    Horizontal Compass Sundial by Watkins, Bristol, with paper dial, thirty-two point rose, blued steel needle with winged brass hub, brass chapter ring engraved V - XII and I - VII, folding gnomon and ...

  • Part of a Rare Brass Theodolite by Peregrine White

    Lot: 309
    Sold for: $9,400$8,000

    Part of a Rare Brass Theodolite by Peregrine White, signed on the limb P White, the silvered 5-inch dia. dial with engraved central Tudor Rose motif in riband, sixteen-point rose with hatched ...

  • Rare Brass Surveyor's Compass by Joseph Farr

    Lot: 310
    Sold for: $4,994$4,250

    Rare Brass Surveyor's Compass by Joseph Farr, the 5-inch dia. silvered dial with central brass hub engraved in script J. Farr, Pittsfield, No. 38 and bordered with engine-turned ring, six-point rose ...