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  • Two Queen & Co. Compasses

    Lot: 359
    Sold for: $584$475

    Two Queen & Co. Compasses, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, c. 1900, a vernier railroad compass with a 6 1/2-in. engraved silvered dial marked with maker's name and "6643," internal horizontal angle ...

  • Joseph R. Harbeson Surveyor's Compass

    Lot: 360
    Sold for: $523$425

    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. ...

  • Benjamin Rittenhouse Surveyor's Compass

    Lot: 362
    Sold for: $3,075$2,500

    Benjamin Rittenhouse Surveyor's Compass, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, late 18th century, 5 1/4-in. dia. eight-point engraved rose with east-west reversed, fleur-de-lis representing north, blued ...

  • Heller & Brightly "Sun Flower" Surveyor's Instrument

    Lot: 364
    Sold for: $338$275

    Heller & Brightly "Sun Flower" Surveyor's Instrument, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 13-in. dia. engraved circle marked in four quadrants, and "no. 8287" on the central cross-section, 360 degree ...

  • Two James W. Queen & Co. Surveyor's Instruments

    Lot: 365
    Sold for: $185$150

    Two James W. Queen & Co. Surveyor's Instruments, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, second half 19th century, wye level with a 19-in. scope and spirit level below, central stem engraved as above, and a ...

  • W.J. Young Railroad Goniometer

    Lot: 366
    Unsold  

    W.J. Young Railroad Goniometer, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, two independently rotating 9-in. scopes (lacking lenses) 7-in. dia. engraved horizontal plate reading "Wm .J. Young/Maker/Philadelphia.," ...

  • Young & Sons Surveyor's Chain Tape

    Lot: 367
    Sold for: $185$150

    Young & Sons Surveyor's Chain Tape, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, coopered and turned walnut housing with two turned handles, steel tape with brass handles marked "Young & Sons/Philad." ...

  • Young & Sons Mining Transit

    Lot: 368
    Sold for: $3,998$3,250

    Young & Sons Mining Transit, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, last quarter 19th century, 9 1/2-in. scope with level mounted below, canted "A"-frames with vertical circle with folding vernier scale and ...

  • Wm. J. Young Surveyor's Transit

    Lot: 369
    Sold for: $492$400

    Wm. J. Young Surveyor's Transit, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 10-1/2 in. scope mounted to two "A"-frame supports, 6-in. dia. engraved horizontal dial marked "Wm. J. Young/Maker/Philadelphia," unusual ...

  • Miniature Young & Sons Transit

    Lot: 370
    Sold for: $677$550

    Miniature Young & Sons Transit, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 5 1/2-in. scope with level mounted to underside, vertical arc reading from 0-60 with mounted spirit level, 3 1/4-in. dia. engraved ...

  • Wm. J. Young Surveyor's Transit

    Lot: 371
    Sold for: $461$375

    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. ...

  • Wm. J. Young & Co. Surveyor's Transit

    Lot: 372
    Sold for: $400$325

    Wm. J. Young & Co. Surveyor's Transit, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, c. 1867, 10 1/2-in. scope with fine focusing and level mounted on underside, "A"-frame supports with horizontal leveling screw, ...

  • Young & Sons Surveyor's Transit

    Lot: 373
    Sold for: $308$250

    Young & Sons Surveyor's Transit, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, c. 1900, 9 1/2-in. scope with level mounted to underside, "A"-frame supports with vertical silvered vernier sale, 4 1/2-in. dia. compass ...

  • Unusual Harttmann & Lace Surveyor's Transit

    Lot: 374
    Sold for: $308$250

    Unusual Harttmann & Lace Surveyor's Transit, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 10 1/2-in. scope with level mounted to underside, "A"-frame supports with fine horizontal focusing knob, 5 1/2-in. engraved ...

  • Kuebler & Steelhorst Surveyor's Transit

    Lot: 375
    Sold for: $338$275

    Kuebler & Steelhorst Surveyor's Transit, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, second half 19th century, 10 1/2-in. scope with ocular end cap engraved "Kuebler 7 Steelhorst Oct 67 Philade," "A"-frame supports ...

  • Hugo Harttmann Surveyor's Transit

    Lot: 376
    Sold for: $461$375

    Hugo Harttmann Surveyor's Transit, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, second half 19th century, 11-in. scope with fine focusing, "A"-frame supports with single spirit level, 5 1/4-in. engraved silvered ...

  • Edmund Draper Surveyor's Transit

    Lot: 377
    Sold for: $400$325

    Edmund Draper Surveyor's Transit, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, c. 1835, 10-in. scope with fine adjustment knob mounted to "A"-frame supports, 5 1/4-in. engraved silvered dial with seven-point star ...

  • Heller & Brightly "Small" Mountain Transit

    Lot: 378
    Sold for: $1,107$900

    Heller & Brightly "Small" Mountain Transit, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, no. 5552, late 19th early 20th century, 7-in. scope with level mounted to underside, "A"-frame supports with vertical scale ...

  • William J. Young Surveyor's Transit

    Lot: 382
    Sold for: $431$350

    William J. Young Surveyor's Transit, no. 3869, 10-in. scope with spirit level below, "A"-frame supports, vertical arc calibrated from 60-0-60 with vernier arm, 6-in. engraved dial with fleur-de-lis ...

  • Unusual Joseph Zentmayer Surveyor's Transit

    Lot: 383
    Sold for: $800$650

    Unusual Joseph Zentmayer Surveyor's Transit, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 11-in. scope with folding sighting vanes, spirit level below, vertical circle calibrated in four quadrants, 5 1/2-in. ...

  • Hartmann & Saxe Surveyor's Transit

    Lot: 384
    Sold for: $492$400

    Hartmann & Saxe Surveyor's Transit, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 11-in. scope with spirit level below, "A"-frame supports, stationary arc calibrated 50-0-50 with vernier arm, 5 1/2-in. dia. engraved ...

  • Three 19th Century Philadelphia Surveying Instruments

    Lot: 386
    Sold for: $492$400

    Three 19th Century Philadelphia Surveying Instruments, a Hugo Harttmann transit with silvered dial, (lacking scope), in original fitted box; a W.J. Young transit base (lacking frames and scope), in ...

  • Young & Sons Surveyor's Transit

    Lot: 387
    Sold for: $338$275

    Young & Sons Surveyor's Transit, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, c. 1900, 10-in. scope with level below, "A"-frame supports, vertical arch divided 0-60 with vernier, 4 3/4-in. dia. compass marked "Young ...

  • Young & Sons Surveyor's Transit

    Lot: 388
    Sold for: $523$425

    Young & Sons Surveyor's Transit, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, c. 1905, 8-in. scope wit level below, "A"-frame supports with silvered vertical arch divided 0-60 and vernier arm, 3 3/4-in. gray compass ...

  • William J. Young Surveyor's Transit

    Lot: 389
    Sold for: $246$200

    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 ...

  • Edmund Draper Wye Level

    Lot: 394
    Sold for: $185$150

    Edmund Draper Wye Level, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, first half 19th century, 17-in. long original lacquered brass scope with level below, horizontal bar engraved in script "E. Draper/Philad," with ...

  • Edmund Draper Surveyor's Transit

    Lot: 395
    Sold for: $400$325

    Edmund Draper Surveyor's Transit, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19th century, 10 1/2-in. scope with fine focusing, "A"-frame supports, 5-in. dia. silvered dial engraved "Edmund Draper/Philadelphia," ...

  • Heller & Brightly Surveyor's Transit

    Lot: 397
    Sold for: $431$350

    Heller & Brightly Surveyor's Transit, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, no. 7737, 11-in. scope with spirit level below, "A"-frame supports stamped "31" with fine adjustment mechanism on west side, 5-in. ...

  • Mahogany-cased Brass Equinoctial Pocket Sundial

    Lot: 405
    Sold for: $369$300

    Mahogany-cased Brass Equinoctial Pocket Sundial, early 19th century, folding hour ring with roman numerals and needle gnomon, latitude arc calibrated 0-60 degrees, outer edge of base engraved with ...

  • William Davenport Dry-card Gimbaled Compass

    Lot: 418
    Sold for: $215$175

    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 ...