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Rare Julius Hanks Bow Compass

Rare Julius Hanks Bow Compass

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
324
Sold for:
$14,760$12,000

Rare Julius Hanks Bow Compass, Troy, New York, c. 1834-45, original lacquered instrument with 7-in. engraved brass dial, slide weight blued-steel needle, inset bubble levels, marked "J. Hanks More ...

Five W. & L.E. Gurley Wood-cased Pocket Compasses

Five W. & L.E. Gurley Wood-cased Pocket Compasses

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
335
Sold for:
$308$250

Five W. & L.E. Gurley Wood-cased Pocket Compasses, Troy, New York, each housed in a hinged mahogany case with white or silvered dial, all marked as above. Provenance: The collection of William More ...

Two W. & L.E. Gurley Pocket Compasses

Two W. & L.E. Gurley Pocket Compasses

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
336
Sold for:
$215$175

Two W. & L.E. Gurley Pocket Compasses, Troy, New York, lacquered brass instruments with 4-in. engraved silvered dials with fleur-de-lis representing north, folding vanes, and marked as above, one More ...

Rare Jonas Horton Phelps Vernier Compass

Rare Jonas Horton Phelps Vernier Compass

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
337
Sold for:
$1,599$1,300

Rare Jonas Horton Phelps Vernier Compass, c. 1842-44, 6 1/2-in. engraved silvered compass with fleur-de-lis representing north and reading in the center "J.H. Phelps/Troy, N.Y.," blued-steel needle More ...

Andrew Meneely Surveyor's Compass

Andrew Meneely Surveyor's Compass

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
339
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

Andrew Meneely Surveyor's Compass, Gibbonsville, New York, c. 1826, 7-in. engraved silvered compass with vernier-tipped needle, fleur-de-lis representing north and marked "A. More ...

W. & L.E. Gurley Railroad Compass

W. & L.E. Gurley Railroad Compass

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
346
Sold for:
$1,599$1,300

W. & L.E. Gurley Railroad Compass, with Seattle, Washington, branch office label, c. 1876-85, 6-in. machine-engraved silvered dial with verniers located on the east/west plate, outkeeper, housed in More ...

Two W. & L.E. Gurley Geologist's Compasses

Two W. & L.E. Gurley Geologist's Compasses

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
350
Sold for:
$492$400

Two W. & L.E. Gurley Geologist's Compasses, Troy, New York, c. 1892-1910, both with 4-in. engraved aluminum base and 3 1/2-in. engraved compass, dual spirit levels, one with dual sighting vanes and More ...

William J. Young Surveyor's Compass

William J. Young Surveyor's Compass

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
365
Sold for:
$492$400

William J. Young Surveyor's Compass, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, lacquered brass instrument with 5 1/2-in. dia. dial marked "Wm. J. Young/Maker/Philadelphia," blued-steel needle with needle lifter More ...

James M. Davenport Surveyor's Compass

James M. Davenport Surveyor's Compass

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
367
Sold for:
$584$475

James M. Davenport Surveyor's Compass, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, c. 1830, 6 1/2-in. engraved silvered dial marked "Jams. M. Davenport Maker/Philada," blued-steel hand, eight-point rose with More ...

Large Rittenhouse Surveyor's Compass for Thomas Williams

Large Rittenhouse Surveyor's Compass for Thomas Williams

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
371
Sold for:
$4,613$3,750

Large Rittenhouse Surveyor's Compass for Thomas Williams, 18th century, 7-in. engraved silvered dial with fleur-de-lis representing north, central cartouche reading "Fecit for Tho's Williams. More ...

Unusual William J. Young Vernier Compass

Unusual William J. Young Vernier Compass

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
372
Sold for:
$492$400

Unusual William J. Young Vernier Compass, no. 9917, lacquered brass instrument with 6-in. dia. gray-silvered dial marked "Wm. J. Young/Maker Philadelphia/9917/Meridian line on Compass answers to 10 More ...

William Dean Surveyor's Compass

William Dean Surveyor's Compass

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
373
Sold for:
$2,952$2,400

William Dean Surveyor's Compass, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, c. 1792-97, 5 1/2-in. engraved silvered compass with fleur-de-lis representing north, central cartouche reading "Dean Philad.," More ...

Thomas Biggs Vernier Compass

Thomas Biggs Vernier Compass

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
375
Sold for:
$677$550

Thomas Biggs Vernier Compass, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, first quarter 19th century, lacquered brass instrument with 6-in. dia. silvered dial marked "Thomas Biggs/Philadelphia," (lacking More ...

William J. Young Vernier Compass

William J. Young Vernier Compass

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
376
Sold for:
$461$375

William J. Young Vernier Compass, no. 3951, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, c. 1866, lacquered brass instrument with 6-in. dia. dial marked "Wm. J. Yung/Maker/Philadelphia/no 3951," blued-steel needle More ...

William J. Young Surveyor's Compass

William J. Young Surveyor's Compass

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
377
Sold for:
$492$400

William J. Young Surveyor's Compass, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, c. 1830-40, lacquered brass instrument with 6-in. dia. brass dial marked "W.J. Young/Maker/Philadelphia/Patent," blued-steel needle More ...

Burt & Watson Vernier Compass and Field Book

Burt & Watson Vernier Compass and Field Book

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
380
Sold for:
$615$500

Burt & Watson Vernier Compass and Field Book, Detroit, Michigan, no. 81, lacquered brass instrument with 6-in. dia. engraved dial reading "Burt & Watson/Makers/Detroit, Mich/no. 81," with More ...

Thomas Whitney Four-vane Vernier Compass

Thomas Whitney Four-vane Vernier Compass

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
382
Sold for:
$2,460$2,000

Thomas Whitney Four-vane Vernier Compass, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, lacquered brass instrument with 6 1/2-in. dia. engraved dial reading "Thos. Whitney/Maker/Philadelphia," eight-point line rose More ...

William J. Young Surveyor's Compass

William J. Young Surveyor's Compass

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
384
Sold for:
$400$325

William J. Young Surveyor's Compass, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 5-in. black dial compass with blued-steel needle and locking arm, fleur-de-lis representing north, and center engraved "W.J. More ...

Reportedly the First Marked W.J. Young Surveyor's Compass

Reportedly the First Marked W.J. Young Surveyor's Compass

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
385
Sold for:
$984$800

Reportedly the First Marked W.J. Young Surveyor's Compass, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, c. 1825, lacquered brass instrument with 6-in. dia. engraved dial reading "W.J. Young Maker/Philada," More ...

Hugo Harttmann Vernier Compass

Hugo Harttmann Vernier Compass

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
386
Sold for:
$461$375

Hugo Harttmann Vernier Compass, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, lacquered brass instrument with 6 1/2-in. dia. engraved dial reading "Hugo Harttmann/Maker/Philadelphia," blued-steel needle with needle More ...

William Clark & Son Surveyor's Compass

William Clark & Son Surveyor's Compass

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
387
Sold for:
$492$400

William Clark & Son Surveyor's Compass, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, c. 1845, original lacquered instrument with 6-in. dia. silvered dial engraved "Wm. Clark & Son/Philadelphia," blued-steel needle More ...

W.J. Young Vernier Compass

W.J. Young Vernier Compass

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
388
Sold for:
$369$300

W.J. Young Vernier Compass, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, c. 1830-40, original lacquered brass instrument with 6-in. dia. dial marked "W.J. Young/Philadelphia/Patent," blued-steel needle with needle More ...

William Clark & Son Vernier Compass

William Clark & Son Vernier Compass

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
391
Sold for:
$400$325

William Clark & Son Vernier Compass, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, c. 1845, 6-in. silvered dial engraved "Wm. Clark & Son. Philada./Warranted," simple star representing north, blued-steel needle, dual More ...

Two Brass Surveyor's Compasses for Restoration

Two Brass Surveyor's Compasses for Restoration

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
396
Sold for:
$400$325

Two Brass Surveyor's Compasses for Restoration, an early 4 1/2-in. dia. silvered dial with engraved and shaped brass arms, and a 6-in. dia. vernier compass, both unmarked. More ...

Unusual Heisely & Son Vernier Compass

Unusual Heisely & Son Vernier Compass

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
397
Sold for:
$1,046$850

Unusual Heisely & Son Vernier Compass, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, c. 1815, 6 1/2-in. rotating engraved silvered dial marked "Heisely & Son/Harrisburg," floral- and line-engraved eight-point rose, More ...

Alexander Scott Surveyor's Compass

Alexander Scott Surveyor's Compass

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
400
Sold for:
$1,107$900

Alexander Scott Surveyor's Compass, Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, 6-in. dia. engraved six-point silvered dial marked in center "Alexn. Scott Chambersburg," with outkeeper dial calibrated 1-16 at the More ...

William J. Young Vernier Compass

William J. Young Vernier Compass

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
402
Sold for:
$338$275

William J. Young Vernier Compass, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, c. 1830-40, 6-in. engraved dial with silvered outer scale, blued-steel needle, marked "W. J. Young Maker/Patent/Philadelphia," outkeeper More ...

Group of Military Objects

Group of Military Objects

Auction:
3205T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 13, 2019
Lot:
1016
Sold for:
$431$350

Group of Military Objects, a metal fife, a small horn, a bronze acorn, brass belt plate, a brass case with a compass and magnetic timekeeper, a silver German belt plate, and an engraved brass German More ...

Three Navigational Field Instruments

Three Navigational Field Instruments

Auction:
3205T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 13, 2019
Lot:
1376
Sold for:
$160$130

Three Navigational Field Instruments, a green anodized instrument with silvered dial reading "The Owen Topometer" with fine needle adjustment knob, horizon mirrors below, and marked on back "James More ...

John Roach Vernier Compass

John Roach Vernier Compass

Auction:
3205T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 13, 2019
Lot:
1454
Sold for:
$461$375

John Roach Vernier Compass, New York, c. 1835, 6-in. blued-steel needle, engraved silvered dial with cardinal and intercardinal points in block lettering, fleur-de-lis representing north, and More ...