Skinner

Auctioneers and Appraisers

Search All Lots

BP BP

Search

Your search has returned 1705 results.
Save your search - find out immediately when "Compass" is available at auction!

Carved Rooster on a Compass Rose Stand

Carved Rooster on a Compass Rose Stand

Auction:
3307M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 03, 2019
Lot:
705
Estimate:
$400 - $600

Carved Rooster on a Compass Rose Stand, early 20th century, the rooster with simplistic body details on a round base marked with compass directions, ht. 6 3/4 in. The property of Pam Boynton More ...

Cast Iron Joseph Webb "The Free Masons Arms" Fireback

Cast Iron Joseph Webb "The Free Masons Arms" Fireback

Auction:
3307M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 02, 2019
Lot:
194
Estimate:
$4,000 - $6,000

Cast Iron Joseph Webb "The Free Masons Arms" Fireback, Boston, third quarter of the18th century, the arched top panel with central crest displaying three castles and a compass, within a foliate More ...

Scrimshaw Baleen Plaque

Scrimshaw Baleen Plaque

Auction:
3307M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 02, 2019
Lot:
290
Estimate:
$2,000 - $3,000

Scrimshaw Baleen Plaque, 19th century, the plaque with sailing ship, basket, urn, compass rose and inscribed "Betsey Turner," mounted on plywood, ht. 4 1/4, wd. 7 1/2 in. Note: This item may be More ...

Daniel Barns's Siege of Boston Powder Horn

Daniel Barns's Siege of Boston Powder Horn

Auction:
3305M
Auction:
Sale #3305M - Nov 01, 2019
Lot:
182
Estimate:
$6,000 - $8,000

Daniel Barns's Siege of Boston Powder Horn, c. 1775, carved horn (plug missing), engraved "Great you Lord North muft Condefcend/And prove America,s true Faithfull Friend/And Give us Liberty or Els More ...

Intricately Carved Powder Horn

Intricately Carved Powder Horn

Auction:
3305M
Auction:
Sale #3305M - Nov 01, 2019
Lot:
222
Estimate:
$2,000 - $4,000

Intricately Carved Powder Horn, c. late 18th to early 19th century, horn carved with foliate designs, compass work, ships, an eagle, American flags, cannon, British flags, a tombstone, masonic More ...

Blue and White Woven Coverlet

Blue and White Woven Coverlet

Auction:
3303T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 29, 2019
Lot:
1674
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Blue and White Woven Coverlet, America, dated "1832," the center with rose decoration, the edges with spreadwing eagles, square and compass with columns, the corners with woven inscription More ...

Four Cased Pocket Compasses

Four Cased Pocket Compasses

Auction:
3300T
Auction:
Discovery - Oct 16, 2019
Lot:
1046
Estimate:
$150 - $200

Four Cased Pocket Compasses, 19th and 20th century, an unmarked 19th century example with paper dial, three silvered dial examples, two with maker's names. More ...

Three Boxed and Gimbaled Compasses

Three Boxed and Gimbaled Compasses

Auction:
3300T
Auction:
Discovery - Oct 16, 2019
Lot:
1258
Estimate:
$400 - $600

Three Boxed and Gimbaled Compasses, largest marked "AJKJ," one marked "Star Pathfinder," smallest unmarked, wd. to 8 1/2 in. More ...

Three Pink Lustre Decorated British Commemorative Items

Three Pink Lustre Decorated British Commemorative Items

Auction:
3296B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 12, 2019
Lot:
471
Sold for:
$246$200

Three Pink Lustre Decorated British Commemorative Items, England, first quarter 19th century, each with relief portraits and polychrome enameled, two initialed depictions of Queen Charlotte: a More ...

Sunderland Pink Lustre Puzzle Jug

Sunderland Pink Lustre Puzzle Jug

Auction:
3296B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 12, 2019
Lot:
494
Sold for:
$677$550

Sunderland Pink Lustre Puzzle Jug, England, early 19th century, polychrome enamel decorated with the English ship Leander titled to one side, a compass to the reverse and monogram "TMT" below the More ...

Unusual Julius Hanks Vernier Surveyor's Compasses

Unusual Julius Hanks Vernier Surveyor's Compasses

Auction:
3295M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 11, 2019
Lot:
296
Sold for:
$2,706$2,200

Unusual Julius Hanks Vernier Surveyor's Compasses, Gibbonsville, New York, c. 1808-25, 6 1/2-in. dia. engraved silvered dial marked "J. Hanks" with fleur-de-lis representing north, spirit level and More ...

Seventeen Surveyor's Compass Needles

Seventeen Surveyor's Compass Needles

Auction:
3295M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 11, 2019
Lot:
298
Sold for:
$400$325

Seventeen Surveyor's Compass Needles, lg. 3 to 5 1/2 in. Provenance: William H. Skerritt. More ...

Oscar Hanks Circumferentor

Oscar Hanks Circumferentor

Auction:
3295M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 11, 2019
Lot:
301
Sold for:
$1,599$1,300

Oscar Hanks Circumferentor, Troy, New York, c. 1834-45, 5 1/2-in. dia. engraved brass dial marked "O. Hanks/Troy, N.Y./Patent," single vernier, compass ring with two inset spirit levels, locking More ...

Julius Hanks Bow Compass

Julius Hanks Bow Compass

Auction:
3295M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 11, 2019
Lot:
302
Sold for:
$9,225$7,500

Julius Hanks Bow Compass, Troy, New York, c. 1834-45, 6 1/2-in. engraved silvered dial, slide weight blued-steel needle, inset bubble level, marked "J. Hanks Patent/Troy, N.Y.," 12-in. dia. replaced More ...

Julius Hanks Surveyor's Plain and Vernier Compasses

Julius Hanks Surveyor's Plain and Vernier Compasses

Auction:
3295M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 11, 2019
Lot:
306
Sold for:
$523$425

Julius Hanks Surveyor's Plain and Vernier Compasses, Troy, New York, c. 1808-34, plain compass with a 6 1/2-in. dia. engraved silvered dial marked "J. Hanks/Troy," fleur-de-lis representing north, More ...

W. & L.E. Gurley Pocket Compass with Telescope Attachment

W. & L.E. Gurley Pocket Compass with Telescope Attachment

Auction:
3295M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 11, 2019
Lot:
310
Sold for:
$2,706$2,200

W. & L.E. Gurley Pocket Compass with Telescope Attachment, Troy, New York, c. 1890, 5 1/2-in. dia. silvered dial marked as above with dual inset spirit levels, folding vanes, and telescope sighting More ...

Andrew Meneely Plain Surveyor's Compass

Andrew Meneely Plain Surveyor's Compass

Auction:
3295M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 11, 2019
Lot:
311
Sold for:
$492$400

Andrew Meneely Plain Surveyor's Compass, Gibbonsville, New York, c. 1828, 6 1/2-in. dia. engraved silvered dial marked "A. Meneely, Gibbonsville," with fleur-de-lis representing north, dual levels, More ...

Andrew Meneely's Sons Vernier Compass

Andrew Meneely's Sons Vernier Compass

Auction:
3295M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 11, 2019
Lot:
314
Sold for:
$492$400

Andrew Meneely's Sons Vernier Compass, West Troy, New York, c. 1853-60, 6 1/2-in. dia. engraved silvered dial marked as above, with fleur-de-lis representing north, dual spirit levels and vernier, 7 More ...

Three Cased W. & L.E. Gurley Pocket Compasses

Three Cased W. & L.E. Gurley Pocket Compasses

Auction:
3295M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 11, 2019
Lot:
319
Sold for:
$523$425

Three Cased W. & L.E. Gurley Pocket Compasses, all housed in wooden fitted boxes, two with paper labels. Provenance: William H. Skerritt. More ...

Two W. & L.E. Gurley High Post Alidades

Two W. & L.E. Gurley High Post Alidades

Auction:
3295M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 11, 2019
Lot:
320
Sold for:
$984$800

Two W. & L.E. Gurley High Post Alidades, serial no. 12791 with an 11 1/2-in. scope, trough compass mounts to a 16 x 3-in. blade, case contains plummet, right-angle prism eyepiece, sunshade, More ...

Two W. & L.E. Gurley Compasses

Two W. & L.E. Gurley Compasses

Auction:
3295M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 11, 2019
Lot:
321
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

Two W. & L.E. Gurley Compasses, Troy, New York, 6-in. dia. railroad vernier compass with engraved dial reading as above, dual vernier scales, spirit levels, locking and adjustment knobs below, More ...

Pen and Ink Drawing of Five Compass Cards

Pen and Ink Drawing of Five Compass Cards

Auction:
3295M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 11, 2019
Lot:
323
Sold for:
$338$275

Pen and Ink Drawing of Five Compass Cards, by R.T. McKee dated 3-9-64, 18 x 15 in. Provenance: William H. Skerritt. More ...

Andrew Meneely's Sons Vernier Compass No. 5112

Andrew Meneely's Sons Vernier Compass No. 5112

Auction:
3295M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 11, 2019
Lot:
324
Sold for:
$738$600

Andrew Meneely's Sons Vernier Compass No. 5112, West Troy, New York, c. 1851-53, 6 1/2-in. dia. engraved silvered compass with pierced blued needle marked "A. Meneely's Sons/West Troy, N.Y./No. More ...

W. & L.E. Gurley Copper Engraving Plates and Glass Negatives

W. & L.E. Gurley Copper Engraving Plates and Glass Negatives

Auction:
3295M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 11, 2019
Lot:
329
Sold for:
$923$750

W. & L.E. Gurley Copper Engraving Plates and Glass Negatives, plate images of William Gurley, miner's compasses, 20-in. Y level engraved by M. King, protractor, a builder's level and a solar More ...

W. & L.E. Gurley Vernier Transit Compass with Curvilinear Standards

W. & L.E. Gurley Vernier Transit Compass with Curvilinear Standards

Auction:
3295M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 11, 2019
Lot:
331
Sold for:
$3,075$2,500

W. & L.E. Gurley Vernier Transit Compass with Curvilinear Standards, c. 1860s, 6 1/2-in. engraved silvered dial marked with maker's name and town and fleur-de-lis representing north, vernier scale More ...

J. Diamond Vernier Compass

J. Diamond Vernier Compass

Auction:
3295M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 11, 2019
Lot:
341
Sold for:
$431$350

J. Diamond Vernier Compass, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, no. 60, 5 1/2-in. dia. engraved silvered dial marked "J. Diamond/Pittsburgh, Pa.," with fleur-de-lis representing north, silvered vernier scale, More ...

Two Thomas Whitney Surveyor's Compasses

Two Thomas Whitney Surveyor's Compasses

Auction:
3295M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 11, 2019
Lot:
342
Sold for:
$461$375

Two Thomas Whitney Surveyor's Compasses, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, both with 5 1/2-in. dia. silvered dial engraved "T. Whitney/Maker/Philadelphia," vernier compass no. 365 with new sighting vanes, More ...

William J. Young Gentleman's Surveyor's Compass

William J. Young Gentleman's Surveyor's Compass

Auction:
3295M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 11, 2019
Lot:
343
Sold for:
$461$375

William J. Young Gentleman's Surveyor's Compass, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, no. 3704, 5-in. dia. engraved silvered dial marked "Wm. J. Young/Maker/3704/Philadelphia," blued needle, brass locking More ...

William J. Young "Burt's Solar Compass,"

William J. Young "Burt's Solar Compass,"

Auction:
3295M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 11, 2019
Lot:
344
Sold for:
$3,998$3,250

William J. Young "Burt's Solar Compass," Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, c. 1840, early original lacquered instrument, horizontal circle engraved in four quadrants reading 0-90 and read by opposed More ...

William Dean Surveyor's Compass

William Dean Surveyor's Compass

Auction:
3295M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 11, 2019
Lot:
345
Sold for:
$492$400

William Dean Surveyor's Compass, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, late 18th century, 5 1/2-in. dia. engraved eight-point rose with center reading "W. Dean/Philad Fecit," and fleur-de-lis representing More ...