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Brass Plain Surveyor's Compass by Benjamin Pike

Brass Plain Surveyor's Compass by Benjamin Pike

Auction:
2355
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Mar 24, 2007
Lot:
312
Sold for:
$470$400

Brass Plain Surveyor's Compass by Benjamin Pike, with 4 1/2-inch dia. silvered dial engraved B. Pike & Sons, 166 Broadway, New York, Warranted, fleur-de-lis at North, foliate-engraved riband, East More ...

Brass Surveyor's Compass by Amsler

Brass Surveyor's Compass by Amsler

Auction:
2355
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Mar 24, 2007
Lot:
313
Sold for:
$646$550

Brass Surveyor's Compass by Amsler, engraved on silvered 3 1/2-inch dia. dial C.T. Amsler, Philadelphia, with needle ring divided 0-90° in four quadrants, East and West points reversed, blued-steel More ...

Near-Miniature Brass Surveyor's Compass by Jonathan T. Hobby

Near-Miniature Brass Surveyor's Compass by Jonathan T. Hobby

Auction:
2355
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Mar 24, 2007
Lot:
313A
Sold for:
$881$750

Near-Miniature Brass Surveyor's Compass by Jonathan T. Hobby, New York, with 4-inch dia. silvered dial, thistle-like fleur-de-lis at North, foliate garland surrounding blued-steel needle with clamp More ...

Near-Miniature Brass Plain Surveyor's Compass by Samuel Thaxter

Near-Miniature Brass Plain Surveyor's Compass by Samuel Thaxter

Auction:
2355
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Mar 24, 2007
Lot:
314
Sold for:
$881$750

Near-Miniature Brass Plain Surveyor's Compass by Samuel Thaxter, with silvered 4-inch dia. dial signed in script S. Thaxter, Boston, fleur-de-lis at North, East and West points reversed, More ...

Brass Plain Surveyor's Compass by C.G. King

Brass Plain Surveyor's Compass by C.G. King

Auction:
2355
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Mar 24, 2007
Lot:
315
Sold for:
$999$850

Brass Plain Surveyor's Compass by C.G. King, engraved C.G. King, Boston, with silvered 5-inch dia. dial, star at North, East and West reversed, blued steel needle with lacquered-brass lifter located More ...

Vernier Surveyor's Compass with Telescopic Sight by W. & L. E. Gurley

Vernier Surveyor's Compass with Telescopic Sight by W. & L. E. Gurley

Auction:
2355
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Mar 24, 2007
Lot:
317
Sold for:
$1,175$1,000

Vernier Surveyor's Compass with Telescopic Sight by W. & L. E. Gurley, Troy, New York, of lacquered-brass, with silvered 5 3/4-inch dia. dial, fleur-de-lis at North, East and West points reversed, More ...

Surveyor's Vernier Compass with Folding Sights

Surveyor's Vernier Compass with Folding Sights

Auction:
2355
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Mar 24, 2007
Lot:
318
Sold for:
$940$800

Surveyor's Vernier Compass with Folding Sights, by W. & L.E. Gurley, Troy, New York, dark lacquered brass, with 4-inch dia. silvered dial with fleur-de-lis at North, inside vernier operated from More ...

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

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

Auction:
2355
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Mar 24, 2007
Lot:
319
Sold for:
$588$500

Brass Vernier Surveyor's Compass by W. & L. E. Gurley, Troy, New York, with 6-inch silvered dial with fleur-de-lis at North and engine-turned decoration, blued-steel needle with screw-thread clamp, More ...

Part of a Vernier Surveyor's Compass by W. & L. E. Gurley

Part of a Vernier Surveyor's Compass by W. & L. E. Gurley

Auction:
2355
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Mar 24, 2007
Lot:
326
Sold for:
$147$125

Part of a Vernier Surveyor's Compass by W. & L. E. Gurley, brass, with 5-inch darkened dial, inside vernier, needle ring divided 0-90° in four quadrants, blued-steel needle with lifting hub, limb More ...

English Pocket Compass and Sundial

English Pocket Compass and Sundial

Auction:
2345
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Jul 29, 2006
Lot:
55
Sold for:
$529$450

English Pocket Compass and Sundial, probably 18th century, with 2-inch dia. paper card, 16-point rose, blued-steel needle with clamp, silvered Roman chapter ring and hinged brass gnomon, in mahogany More ...

Augsburg-Pattern Equinoctial Dial by Andreas Vogler

Augsburg-Pattern Equinoctial Dial by Andreas Vogler

Auction:
2345
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Jul 29, 2006
Lot:
58
Sold for:
$1,116$950

Augsburg-Pattern Equinoctial Dial by Andreas Vogler, signed on the underside And. Vogler, of gilt-brass octagonal form, with engraved design of flowers in roundels, silvered compass with blued-steel More ...

Brass Augsburg-Pattern Equinoctial Dial

Brass Augsburg-Pattern Equinoctial Dial

Auction:
2345
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Jul 29, 2006
Lot:
59
Sold for:
$470$400

Brass Augsburg-Pattern Equinoctial Dial, of octagonal form, with engraved design of flowers in hatched border, silvered compass with blued-steel needle, gilt-brass hub and central engraved windrose, More ...

Fruitwood Diptych Compass and Sundial

Fruitwood Diptych Compass and Sundial

Auction:
2345
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Jul 29, 2006
Lot:
60
Sold for:
$382$325

Fruitwood Diptych Compass and Sundial, Germany, with inset compass, blued-steel needle, engraved and hand-colored paper plates, chapter ring in Roman and Arabic numerals, and lid with the names of More ...

Three Fruitwood Pocket Dials

Three Fruitwood Pocket Dials

Auction:
2345
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Jul 29, 2006
Lot:
61
Sold for:
$529$450

Three Fruitwood Pocket Dials, a diptych compass and sundial, with engraved paper compass dial, blued steel needle, string gnomon, horizontal face with incised chapter ring, and vertical face with More ...

Three Pocket Compasses

Three Pocket Compasses

Auction:
2345
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Jul 29, 2006
Lot:
63
Sold for:
$176$150

Three Pocket Compasses, a boxwood compass with engraved paper dial, blued-steel needle and lifting-arm; an American mahogany demonstration compass; and a boxwood demonstration compass in fob-shaped More ...

Early Mahogany and Brass Surveyor's Vernier Compass by Benjamin Hanks

Early Mahogany and Brass Surveyor's Vernier Compass by Benjamin Hanks

Auction:
2345
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Jul 29, 2006
Lot:
93
Sold for:
$2,585$2,200

Early Mahogany and Brass Surveyor's Vernier Compass by Benjamin Hanks, with 6-inch dia. engraved paper card, large fleur-de-lis at North, thirty-two small fleur-de-lis at the outer points, the More ...

Important Brass Surveyor's Compass by David Rittenhouse

Important Brass Surveyor's Compass by David Rittenhouse

Auction:
2345
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Jul 29, 2006
Lot:
94
Sold for:
$19,975$17,000

Important Brass Surveyor's Compass by David Rittenhouse, with 5 1/4-inch silvered dial signed in riband around central rosette David Rittenhouse, Philad.*, eight-point rose with hatched and More ...

Brass Vernier Surveyor's Compass by William Young

Brass Vernier Surveyor's Compass by William Young

Auction:
2345
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Jul 29, 2006
Lot:
95
Sold for:
$881$750

Brass Vernier Surveyor's Compass by William Young, No. 3472, with 5 3/4-inch dia. darkened brass dial signed Wm. S. Young, Maker, Philadelphia, engraved star with fleur-de-lis at North, East and More ...

Diminutive Brass Plain Surveyor's Compass by Young & Sons

Diminutive Brass Plain Surveyor's Compass by Young & Sons

Auction:
2345
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Jul 29, 2006
Lot:
96
Sold for:
$588$500

Diminutive Brass Plain Surveyor's Compass by Young & Sons, Philadelphia, No. 5675, with 3 3/4-inch silvered dial engraved Patented Aug. 17. 1875, fleur-de-lis and star at North, needle ring divided More ...

Mahogany Plane Table Surveyor's Compass by George Adams

Mahogany Plane Table Surveyor's Compass by George Adams

Auction:
2345
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Jul 29, 2006
Lot:
97
Sold for:
$1,175$1,000

Mahogany Plane Table Surveyor's Compass by George Adams, London, with 4 1/4-inch dia. paper dial divided every degree of full-circle, 32-point compass rose forming the rays of central sun medallion More ...

Brass Plain Surveyor's Compass by Benjamin Cole

Brass Plain Surveyor's Compass by Benjamin Cole

Auction:
2345
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Jul 29, 2006
Lot:
98
Sold for:
$1,175$1,000

Brass Plain Surveyor's Compass by Benjamin Cole, signed on the limb B. Cole, Maker, at No. 136 Fleet St., London, with 4-inch dia. silvered dial, eight-point rose with foliate-engraved and hatched More ...

Early English Theodolite

Early English Theodolite

Auction:
2345
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Jul 29, 2006
Lot:
99
Sold for:
$823$700

Early English Theodolite, possibly by Benjamin Cole, with four-inch silvered dial, rose with central flower roundel and eight plain, hatched and foliate-engraved points, needle ring with divisions More ...

Surveyor's Compass with Level by Troughton & Simms

Surveyor's Compass with Level by Troughton & Simms

Auction:
2345
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Jul 29, 2006
Lot:
100
Sold for:
$353$300

Surveyor's Compass with Level by Troughton & Simms, London, re-lacquered brass, with unengraved 4-inch dia. dial, blued-steel needle supporting silvered needle ring with engraved divisions 0-360°, More ...

Protracting Circumferentor or Theodolite by Georges Varney

Protracting Circumferentor or Theodolite by Georges Varney

Auction:
2345
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Jul 29, 2006
Lot:
104
Sold for:
$2,938$2,500

Protracting Circumferentor or Theodolite by Georges Varney, Newburyport, No. 32, stamped Geo. D. Varney, Patd. June 24. 1843, of lacquered brass, with 5-inch dia. unscaled compass, blued-steel More ...

Brass Transit by Heller & Brightly

Brass Transit by Heller & Brightly

Auction:
2345
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Jul 29, 2006
Lot:
106
Sold for:
$411$350

Brass Transit by Heller & Brightly, Philadelphia, No. 7872, with 5-inch brass dial, star at North, blued steel needle with central clamp, silvered needle ring divided in one direction 0-90-0 ° More ...

Gurley Surveyor's Transit with Burt's Patent Solar Attachment

Gurley Surveyor's Transit with Burt's Patent Solar Attachment

Auction:
2345
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Jul 29, 2006
Lot:
111
Sold for:
$7,638$6,500

Gurley Surveyor's Transit with Burt's Patent Solar Attachment, with original bronzed finish (some wear), 4 3/4-inch silvered dial engraved W. & L. E. Gurley, Troy, N.Y., with fleur-de-lis at North, More ...

Vernier Pocket Compass by W. & L. E. Gurley

Vernier Pocket Compass by W. & L. E. Gurley

Auction:
2345
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Jul 29, 2006
Lot:
113
Sold for:
$264$225

Vernier Pocket Compass by W. & L. E. Gurley, Troy, N.Y., with 4 1/4-inch silvered dial, engraved star at North, East and West points reversed, blued-steel needle on steel lifting-arm, needle ring More ...

Brass Theodolite by W. & L. E. Gurley

Brass Theodolite by W. & L. E. Gurley

Auction:
2345
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Jul 29, 2006
Lot:
115
Sold for:
$411$350

Brass Theodolite by W. & L. E. Gurley, Troy, N.Y., with silvered 5 1/4-inch dial, fleur-de-lis at North, East and West points reversed and engraved in large capitals, blued-steel needle with central More ...

Brass Plain Surveyor's Compass by H.M. Pool

Brass Plain Surveyor's Compass by H.M. Pool

Auction:
2345
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Jul 29, 2006
Lot:
119
Sold for:
$823$700

Brass Plain Surveyor's Compass by H.M. Pool, with crisply-engraved 5-inch dia. silvered dial signed H.M. Pool, Easton, Mass., star at North, East and West points reversed, blued-steel needle with More ...

Brass Surveyor's Compass by Ziba Blakslee

Brass Surveyor's Compass by Ziba Blakslee

Auction:
2345
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Jul 29, 2006
Lot:
121
Sold for:
$5,875$5,000

Brass Surveyor's Compass by Ziba Blakslee, with 5 1/2-inch dia. silvered dial with raised central plate signed in script Ziba Blacskslee and upper case New * Town, stylized fleur-de-lis at North More ...