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  • Brass Surveyor's Vernier Compass by Wyllys Avery

    Lot: 122
    Sold for: $4,994$4,250

    Brass Surveyor's Vernier Compass by Wyllys Avery, with 5 1/2-inch dia. silvered dial signed in banner Wyllys Avery, eight-pointed hatched rose with thistle-like fleur-de-lis at North, engine-turned ...

  • Surveyor's Vernier Compass by Hagger

    Lot: 123
    Sold for: $2,233$1,900

    Surveyor's Vernier Compass by Hagger, Baltimore, with mellow lacquered brass, 5 1/2-inch dial with fleur-de-lis and inside vernier with tangent-screw adjustment at North, East and West points ...

  • Brass Vernier Surveyor's Compass by B. K. Hagger & Son

    Lot: 124
    Sold for: $1,528$1,300

    Brass Vernier Surveyor's Compass by B. K. Hagger & Son, with silvered 5 1/2-inch dia. dial, ribband engraved B.K. Hagger & Son, Makers, Baltimore, large fleur-de-lis at North, needle ring divided ...

  • Brass Vernier Surveyor's Compass by Edmund Draper

    Lot: 125
    Sold for: $881$750

    Brass Vernier Surveyor's Compass by Edmund Draper, with 5-inch dia. silvered dial engraved Edmund Draper, Philadelphia, Warranted, blued-steel needle with central clamp, star at North, East and West ...

  • Lacquered-Brass Vernier Surveyor's Compass by Stancliffe & Draper

    Lot: 126
    Sold for: $1,116$950

    Lacquered-Brass Vernier Surveyor's Compass by Stancliffe & Draper, with 5 1/2-inch silvered dial engraved Stancliffe & Draper, Philadelphia, Warranted, cross-hatched and shaded star to North, needle ...

  • Plain Surveyor's Compass by T. Whitney

    Lot: 127
    Sold for: $999$850

    Plain Surveyor's Compass by T. Whitney, No. 309 on the limb, with silvered 4 1/4-inch dial engraved in central ring T. Whitney, Maker, Philad., large fleur-de-lis at North, blued-steel needle with ...

  • Surveyor's Brass Vernier Compass by J.T. & E.M. Edwards

    Lot: 128
    Sold for: $499$425

    Surveyor's Brass Vernier Compass by J.T. & E.M. Edwards, Chicago, Illinois, with 5-inch silvered dial, fleur-de-lis at North, foliate-engraved ring enclosing the blued-steel needle with clamp, the ...

  • Early Richard Patten Engine-Divided Brass Surveyor's Compass

    Lot: 129
    Sold for: $5,875$5,000

    Early Richard Patten Engine-Divided Brass Surveyor's Compass, with 5-inch dia. silvered dial engraved Engine Divided, R. Patten, N. York, large fleur-de-lis at North, compass rose with eight plain, ...

  • Gurley Surveyor's Outfit

    Lot: 131
    Sold for: $2,350$2,000

    Gurley Surveyor's Outfit, comprising a brass vernier compass by W. & L.E. Gurley, Troy, New York, with silvered 6-inch dial, fleur-de-lis at North, blued-steel needle with agate hub and threaded ...

  • Brass Light / Mountain Transit by W. & L.E. Gurley

    Lot: 133
    Sold for: $499$425

    Brass Light / Mountain Transit by W. & L.E. Gurley, Troy, N.Y., No. 171074, with 3 1/4-inch silvered dial with engraved star at North, vernier on dial with rackwork adjustment, blued steel needle, ...

  • Small Brass Vernier Transit by W. & L. E. Gurley

    Lot: 137
    Sold for: $646$550

    Small Brass Vernier Transit by W. & L. E. Gurley, Troy, N.Y., No. 9346m with 3 1/4-inch dia. dial, needle ring divided 0-90-0 ° twice, blued steel needle with central clamp, declination scale ...

  • Brass Surveying Quadrant

    Lot: 151
    Sold for: $2,233$1,900

    Brass Surveying Quadrant, possibly by Francis Whitely, with protractor divided 0-90°, pointer on hinged arm, outkeeper, engraved LT (links and tenths) and tables, silvered trough compass fitting ...

  • Rare Dated Colonial Surveyor's Compass by Thomas Greenough

    Lot: 575
    Sold for: $2,115$1,800

    Rare Dated Colonial Surveyor's Compass by Thomas Greenough, Boston, with wood body, blued-steel needle with brass wing-hub, engraved 4 1/2-inch dia. hand-colored compass card with eight-point rose, ...

  • Modified Telescopic Oscar Hanks Hoop Compass

    Lot: 579
    Sold for: $529$450

    Modified Telescopic Oscar Hanks Hoop Compass, with 5 1/4-inch dial signed in central ribband O. Hanks, Troy, N.Y., fleur-de-lis at North, blued-steel needle with vernier at the tip, counterweight, ...

  • Surveyor's Compass

    Lot: 589
    Sold for: $323$275

    Surveyor's Compass, France, late 18th or early 19th Century, the 4-inch diameter paper card signed Lemmel Eleve et Successeur de M. Canivet, a Paris, hand-tinted and engraved with red, white and ...

  • Brass Surveyor's Vernier Compass by W. E. Young

    Lot: 593
    Sold for: $264$225

    Brass Surveyor's Vernier Compass by W. E. Young, Philadelphia, with 5-inch dial engraved W.E. Young, Philadelphia, Maker, silvered needle ring divided 0-90-0 in four quadrants, fleur-de-lis star at ...

  • Augsberg-Pattern Universal Equinoctial Dial by Andreas Vogler

    Lot: 1250
    Sold for: $1,293$1,100

    Augsberg-Pattern Universal Equinoctial Dial by Andreas Vogler, signed And. Vogler, the gilt-brass compass box with scalloped edge and floriate engraving, silvered dial with sixteen-point rose, ...

  • Mahogany Surveyor's Compass by Edmund Blunt

    Lot: 1352
    Sold for: $3,408$2,900

    Mahogany Surveyor's Compass by Edmund Blunt, with silvered needle ring and 6-inch engraved compass card divided 0-90 in four quadrants, eight principal points with foliate fleur-de-lis at North, ...

  • Part of a Boston Colonial Brass Surveyor's Compass by John Dupee

    Lot: 1355
    Sold for: $4,406$3,750

    Part of a Boston Colonial Brass Surveyor's Compass by John Dupee, with 4 1/4-inch brass dial engraved with eight-point rose, fleur-de-lis at North, central medallion with Tudor rose enclosed by ...

  • Rare Brass Vernier Surveyor's Compass by Benjamin Platt

    Lot: 1356
    Sold for: $6,463$5,500

    Rare Brass Vernier Surveyor's Compass by Benjamin Platt, with 6-inch silvered dial engraved B. Platt, New Milford, Connecticut, two inset vials, double scale with needle ring divided 0-90 in four ...

  • Platt Copy Brass Surveyor's Compass

    Lot: 1357
    Sold for: $881$750

    Platt Copy Brass Surveyor's Compass, unsigned, with 5-inch silvered dial with foliate-engraved cardinal points and hatched subcardinal points, simple fleur-de-lis at North, needle ring divided 0-90 ...

  • Maple Semi-Circumferentor

    Lot: 1363
    Sold for: $588$500

    Maple Semi-Circumferentor, with arc scaled in punched divisions 0-180 in both directions, trough compass with manuscript N / S directionals, shaped blued-steel needle with brass wing hub, brass ...

  • Walnut Surveyor's Compass

    Lot: 1370
    Sold for: $235$200

    Walnut Surveyor's Compass, with 5-inch manuscript card divided 0-90 in four quadrants, eight-point rose with arrows at the outer points, fleur-de-lis at North, scrolls at the East, blued-steel ...

  • Brass Surveyor's Compass by Abner Dod

    Lot: 1374
    Sold for: $2,585$2,200

    Brass Surveyor's Compass by Abner Dod, with 5-inch diameter silvered dial (rubbed in places) engraved A. Dod, Mendham, eight-point rose, slim blued-steel needle with clamp, needle ring divided 0-90 ...

  • Brass Surveyor's Compass by T. Kendally

    Lot: 1375
    Sold for: $1,880$1,600

    Brass Surveyor's Compass by T. Kendally, the 5-inch silvered dial engraved T. Kendally, New Lebanon, N.Y., with engine-turned medallion and outer border, inset vial, blued-steel needle, needle ring ...

  • Brass Surveyor's Compass by E. Kutz

    Lot: 1376
    Sold for: $2,233$1,900

    Brass Surveyor's Compass by E. Kutz, with 4 3/4-inch silvered dial signed E. Kutz, New York, the central ring and cardinal points decorated with foliate scrolls, flowers and shells, the subcardinal ...

  • Lacquered-Brass Surveyor's Compass by Benjamin Pike & Sons

    Lot: 1377
    Sold for: $1,175$1,000

    Lacquered-Brass Surveyor's Compass by Benjamin Pike & Sons, with 6-inch diameter silvered face engraved B. Pike & Sons, 166 Broadway, New York, fleur-de-lis at North, needle ring divided 0-90 in ...

  • Four-Vane Brass Vernier Surveyor's Compass by Sawyer & Hobby

    Lot: 1379
    Sold for: $1,293$1,100

    Four-Vane Brass Vernier Surveyor's Compass by Sawyer & Hobby, with 6 1/2-inch silvered dial (slightly rubbed) signed Sawyer & Hobby, New York, central floriate-engraved ring, fleur-de-lis at North, ...

  • Brass Surveyor's Compass by E. Draper

    Lot: 1385
    Sold for: $705$600

    Brass Surveyor's Compass by E. Draper, with 4-inch silvered dial signed E. Draper, Philadelphia, 320, engraved eight-point star at North, compass ring divided 0-90 in four quadrants, blued-steel ...

  • Brass Surveyor's Compass by J. Hanks

    Lot: 1386
    Sold for: $2,233$1,900

    Brass Surveyor's Compass by J. Hanks, with 5 3/4-inch silvered dial, central ring signed J. Hanks, eight-point star with fleur-de-lis at the North, needle ring divided 0-90 in four quadrants, slim ...