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William J. Young Four-vane Vernier Compass

William J. Young Four-vane Vernier Compass

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
229
Estimate:
$300 - $500

William J. Young Four-vane Vernier Compass, made for Charles Kugler, c. 1831, lacquered brass instrument with four opposing vanes, rotating 6 1/2-in. silvered dial with fleur-de-lis representing More ...

Blydenburgh & Giles Surveyor's Compass

Blydenburgh & Giles Surveyor's Compass

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
230
Estimate:
$500 - $700

Blydenburgh & Giles Surveyor's Compass, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, c. 1842, lacquered brass instrument with a large 7-in. dia. engraved brass dial marked "Blydenburgh & Giles/Makers/Philad," More ...

Kimber Cleaver's Improved Protractor

Kimber Cleaver's Improved Protractor

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
231
Estimate:
$700 - $900

Kimber Cleaver's Improved Protractor, made by William J. Young, Philadelphia, 5 1/4-in. lacquered brass instrument engraved as above, X-frame with circular central knob that rotates the engraved More ...

Benjamin Rittenhouse Surveyor's Compass

Benjamin Rittenhouse Surveyor's Compass

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
232
Estimate:
$2,000 - $3,000

Benjamin Rittenhouse Surveyor's Compass, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, lacquered brass instrument with 6-in. dia. engraved silvered dial marked "Benjamin, Rittenhouse/Philadelphia, CouY," engraved More ...

Unusual James R. Reed & Co. Gimbaled Surveyor's Compass

Unusual James R. Reed & Co. Gimbaled Surveyor's Compass

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
233
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Unusual James R. Reed & Co. Gimbaled Surveyor's Compass, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, c. 1849, lacquered brass instrument with gimbaled 5 1/2-in. dia. engraved silvered dial reading "James R. reed & More ...

Thomas Whitney Surveyor's Compass

Thomas Whitney Surveyor's Compass

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
234
Estimate:
$300 - $400

Thomas Whitney Surveyor's Compass, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, c. 1808, lacquered brass instrument with a 6-in. dia. engraved dial marked "Ths. Whitney Maker Philadelphia," with fleur-de-lis More ...

William J. Young Surveyor's Compass

William J. Young Surveyor's Compass

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
235
Estimate:
$200 - $400

William J. Young Surveyor's Compass, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, no. 3990, c. 1865, lacquered brass instrument with a 6-in. dia. engraved brass dial reading "Wm. J. Young/Maker/Philadelphia/3990," More ...

William J. Young "Gentleman's" Compass

William J. Young "Gentleman's" Compass

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
237
Estimate:
$200 - $300

William J. Young "Gentleman's" Compass, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, c. 1860, lacquered brass instrument with a 5-in. dia. silvered compass engraved "Wm. J. Young/Maker/3426/Philadelphia," steel More ...

Thomas Whitney No. 545 Vernier Compass

Thomas Whitney No. 545 Vernier Compass

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
238
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Thomas Whitney No. 545 Vernier Compass, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, c. 1822, lacquered brass instrument with 6-in. dia. engraved dial reading "Thos. Whitney maker/Philadelphia/No. 545, Warranted," More ...

William Wurdemann High Post Alidade

William Wurdemann High Post Alidade

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
239
Estimate:
$200 - $300

William Wurdemann High Post Alidade, Washington, DC, mid-19th century, lacquered brass instrument with a 15-in. scope atop a tapering pillar, horizontal bubble level, and vertical vernier scale More ...

Rare Benjamin Stancliffe & Edmund Draper Vernier Compass

Rare Benjamin Stancliffe & Edmund Draper Vernier Compass

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
241
Estimate:
$500 - $700

Rare Benjamin Stancliffe & Edmund Draper Vernier Compass, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, c. 1830, lacquered brass instrument with 6-in. dia. silvered dial marked "Stancliffe & Draper More ...

Benjamin Rittenhouse Vernier Compass

Benjamin Rittenhouse Vernier Compass

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
242
Estimate:
$1,500 - $2,500

Benjamin Rittenhouse Vernier Compass, made for John DeWitt, c. 1792, lacquered brass instrument with 6-in. dia. silvered dial engraved "B. Rittenhouse/Pennsylvania," fully engraved eight-point rose More ...

Unusual Frederick Heisley Vernier Compass

Unusual Frederick Heisley Vernier Compass

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
244
Estimate:
$700 - $900

Unusual Frederick Heisley Vernier Compass, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, first half 19th century, lacquered brass instrument with 6 1/2-in. dia. engraved silvered dial marked "Heisley Harrisburg," in More ...

Lewis Michael Surveyor's Compass

Lewis Michael Surveyor's Compass

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
245
Estimate:
$1,000 - $1,500

Lewis Michael Surveyor's Compass, Somerset, Pennsylvania, early 19th century, lacquered brass instrument with 6 1/2-in. dia. engraved silver dial marked "Made By Lewis Michael/Somerset, PA.," More ...

Heller & Brightly Alignment or Tunnel Transit

Heller & Brightly Alignment or Tunnel Transit

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
248
Estimate:
$2,000 - $3,000

Heller & Brightly Alignment or Tunnel Transit, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, lacquered brass instrument with 5 1/2-in. damascened engraved dial marked in script "Heller & More ...

William J. Young Enginer's Transit

William J. Young Enginer's Transit

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
249
Estimate:
$1,000 - $2,000

William J. Young Enginer's Transit, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, c. 1831, lacquered brass instrument with 8-in. inverting telescope, mounted in standards, one of the standards has provisions for More ...

William J. Young Tunnel Transit

William J. Young Tunnel Transit

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
251
Estimate:
$600 - $700

William J. Young Tunnel Transit, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, lacquered brass instrument with 15-in. scope mounted to a cross bar with lower spirit level, dual tapered pillars with cross bar engraved More ...

William E. Stieren Brass Sighting Instrument

William E. Stieren Brass Sighting Instrument

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
252
Estimate:
$150 - $200

William E. Stieren Brass Sighting Instrument, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, c. 1875, pierced brass instrument with engraved protractor scale divided 90-0-90, arms engraved "Pat'd by Harvey Linton March More ...

William J. Young Leveling Instrument with Goniometer

William J. Young Leveling Instrument with Goniometer

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
253
Estimate:
$800 - $1,200

William J. Young Leveling Instrument with Goniometer, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, lacquered brass instrument with a 14-in. scope above the horizontal enclosed silvered scale with dual apertures and More ...

Newton Mining Tacheometer

Newton Mining Tacheometer

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
257
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Newton Mining Tacheometer, Cornwall, England, 19th century, lacquered brass instrument with sighting scope mounted to the vertical half-circle engraved 0-100 on one side and "Underlie in 6 a Fathom" More ...

French Patented Surveying Instrument

French Patented Surveying Instrument

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
262
Estimate:
$300 - $400

French Patented Surveying Instrument, 18th/19th century, lacquered brass pierced frame with folding sighting vanes, pivoting axes arm with sliding dovetail hinged extension and knife edge reading More ...

19th Century New York Engraved Brass Sundial

19th Century New York Engraved Brass Sundial

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
274
Estimate:
$400 - $600

19th Century New York Engraved Brass Sundial, 9-in. dia. instrument with raised foot, shaped gnomon, engraved below "Sun & Clock Agree/April 15th, June 16th, Sept. 1st, Dec. 25th/H. Simmons(?) 1855 More ...

Complete Newton & Co. 10-inch Ebony Quadrant

Complete Newton & Co. 10-inch Ebony Quadrant

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
283
Estimate:
$1,200 - $1,500

Complete Newton & Co. 10-inch Ebony Quadrant, South Fleet Street, London, pierced ebony frame with brass index arm, vernier and lock-down screw, cross bar plaque reads "Newton & Co. S.Fleet St. More ...

H. Hughes 9-inch Ebony and Brass Octant

H. Hughes 9-inch Ebony and Brass Octant

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
286
Estimate:
$150 - $250

H. Hughes 9-inch Ebony and Brass Octant, 19th century, brass index arm, scale reading 0-100, horizon mirror, and pinnula, all housed in a fitted mahogany case with label reading "H. Highes Optical, More ...

Unusual Janet Taylor & Co. Ship's Binnacle

Unusual Janet Taylor & Co. Ship's Binnacle

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
287
Estimate:
$1,000 - $1,500

Unusual Janet Taylor & Co. Ship's Binnacle, London, 19th century, hexagonal pyramid-shaped brass and glass cover enclosing the painted dry card compass with fleur-de-lis representing north and More ...

Thomas Rubergall Monocular Scope

Thomas Rubergall Monocular Scope

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
288
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Thomas Rubergall Monocular Scope, Coventry Street, London, first half 19th century, six-draw lacquered brass instrument with engraved fluted base, ocular collar engraved as above. More ...

Negretti & Zambra Observatory Mercury Barometer

Negretti & Zambra Observatory Mercury Barometer

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
303
Estimate:
$400 - $600

Negretti & Zambra Observatory Mercury Barometer, London, brass stick barometer no. 2140 with sliding vernier and thermometer, plaque mounted to the oak board reads "Negretti & Zambra/Instrument More ...

Fletchers Anemometer

Fletchers Anemometer

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
306
Estimate:
$100 - $150

Fletchers Anemometer, Chadburn & Son, Liverpool, 19th century, lacquered brass instrument with bone scales engraved as above, U-shaped glass tube, bubble-level mounted to rear plate, all on three More ...

Townson & Mercer Spectrograph

Townson & Mercer Spectrograph

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
307
Estimate:
$150 - $250

Townson & Mercer Spectrograph, London, lacquered brass instrument with prism mounted above the horizontal dial, two screw-mount tubes, all mounted to a tri-foot base, housed in the original mahogany More ...

Adie & Son Lacquered Brass Anemometer

Adie & Son Lacquered Brass Anemometer

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
314
Estimate:
$200 - $250

Adie & Son Lacquered Brass Anemometer, Edinburgh, Scotland, 19th century, portable instrument with hinged access door opening to reveal the geared count wheel engraved "Adie & Son/Edin," main shaft More ...