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Brass Pocket Sextant

Brass Pocket Sextant

Auction:
3300T
Auction:
Discovery - Oct 16, 2019
Lot:
1047
Estimate:
$100 - $150

Brass Pocket Sextant, lacquered brass 3-in. dia. instrument with silvered scale and vernier, magnifier, index, and horizon mirror, housed in a rope-edged case. 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 ...

W. & L.E. Gurley Patent Solar Attachment

W. & L.E. Gurley Patent Solar Attachment

Auction:
3295M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 11, 2019
Lot:
297
Sold for:
$984$800

W. & L.E. Gurley Patent Solar Attachment, West Troy, New York, c. 1875, unmarked instrument with scale from 0-30 with vernier, housed in its original mahogany box. Note: According to Bill 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 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 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 ...

W. & L.E. Gurley Reconnaissance Transit

W. & L.E. Gurley Reconnaissance Transit

Auction:
3295M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 11, 2019
Lot:
332
Sold for:
$2,091$1,700

W. & L.E. Gurley Reconnaissance Transit, Troy, New York, 6 1/2-in. engraved brass dial marked as above and fleur-de-lis representing north, horizontal plate with vernier scale divided 20-0-20, 3 More ...

W. & L.E. Gurley No. 47 Surveyor's Solar Transit

W. & L.E. Gurley No. 47 Surveyor's Solar Transit

Auction:
3295M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 11, 2019
Lot:
338
Sold for:
$3,998$3,250

W. & L.E. Gurley No. 47 Surveyor's Solar Transit, Troy, New York, c. 1912, 5 1/2-in. engraved silvered dial reading "W.& L. E. Gurley, Troy, N.Y./11576," with dual vernier windows, "A"-frame 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 "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 ...

Two Knox & Shain Vernier Compasses

Two Knox & Shain Vernier Compasses

Auction:
3295M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 11, 2019
Lot:
347
Sold for:
$554$450

Two Knox & Shain Vernier Compasses, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, mid-19th century, 5 1/2-in. dia. dials marked with maker's name, blued needle, outkeepers, and circular spirit levels, one housed in More ...

James Foster Jr. & Co. Vernier Compass

James Foster Jr. & Co. Vernier Compass

Auction:
3295M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 11, 2019
Lot:
350
Sold for:
$492$400

James Foster Jr. & Co. Vernier Compass, Cincinnati, Ohio, 6-in. dia. engraved silvered dial marked as above with fleur-de-lis representing north, circular spirit level mounted on south arm and More ...

Early James Reed Vernier Compass

Early James Reed Vernier Compass

Auction:
3295M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 11, 2019
Lot:
351
Sold for:
$431$350

Early James Reed Vernier Compass, Washington, Pennsylvania, no. L1, 5 1/2-in. dia. engraved silvered dial with raised center engraved "No. L 1," and "J. Reed Washington, Pa." at the southern More ...

Charles F. Helfricht Vernier Compass

Charles F. Helfricht Vernier Compass

Auction:
3295M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 11, 2019
Lot:
353
Sold for:
$554$450

Charles F. Helfricht Vernier Compass, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, first half 19th century, 5 1/2-in. dia. engraved silvered dial marked "Charles F. Helfricht/Philadelphia," fleur-de-lis representing More ...

United States Coast Survey No. 41 Alidade

United States Coast Survey No. 41 Alidade

Auction:
3295M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 11, 2019
Lot:
355
Sold for:
$2,091$1,700

United States Coast Survey No. 41 Alidade, first quarter 20th century, lacquered brass high-post alidade with a 15-in. scope, vertical arc calibrated 30-0-30 with vernier, circular spirit level More ...

Arnold & Co. Vernier Compass

Arnold & Co. Vernier Compass

Auction:
3295M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 11, 2019
Lot:
357
Sold for:
$461$375

Arnold & Co. Vernier Compass, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, mid-19th century, 5 1/4-in. dia. engraved silvered dial marked "Arnold & Co./Philadelphia," blued needle with central lifter, circular More ...

Two Queen & Co. Compasses

Two Queen & Co. Compasses

Auction:
3295M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 11, 2019
Lot:
359
Sold for:
$584$475

Two Queen & Co. Compasses, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, c. 1900, a vernier railroad compass with a 6 1/2-in. engraved silvered dial marked with maker's name and "6643," internal horizontal angle More ...

Heller & Brightly "Sun Flower" Surveyor's Instrument

Heller & Brightly "Sun Flower" Surveyor's Instrument

Auction:
3295M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 11, 2019
Lot:
364
Sold for:
$338$275

Heller & Brightly "Sun Flower" Surveyor's Instrument, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 13-in. dia. engraved circle marked in four quadrants, and "no. 8287" on the central cross-section, 360 degree More ...

Two James W. Queen & Co. Surveyor's Instruments

Two James W. Queen & Co. Surveyor's Instruments

Auction:
3295M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 11, 2019
Lot:
365
Sold for:
$185$150

Two James W. Queen & Co. Surveyor's Instruments, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, second half 19th century, wye level with a 19-in. scope and spirit level below, central stem engraved as above, and a More ...

W.J. Young Railroad Goniometer

W.J. Young Railroad Goniometer

Auction:
3295M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 11, 2019
Lot:
366
Unsold
 

W.J. Young Railroad Goniometer, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, two independently rotating 9-in. scopes (lacking lenses) 7-in. dia. engraved horizontal plate reading "Wm .J. Young/Maker/Philadelphia.," More ...

Young & Sons Mining Transit

Young & Sons Mining Transit

Auction:
3295M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 11, 2019
Lot:
368
Sold for:
$3,998$3,250

Young & Sons Mining Transit, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, last quarter 19th century, 9 1/2-in. scope with level mounted below, canted "A"-frames with vertical circle with folding vernier scale and More ...

Wm. J. Young Surveyor's Transit

Wm. J. Young Surveyor's Transit

Auction:
3295M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 11, 2019
Lot:
369
Sold for:
$492$400

Wm. J. Young Surveyor's Transit, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 10-1/2 in. scope mounted to two "A"-frame supports, 6-in. dia. engraved horizontal dial marked "Wm. J. Young/Maker/Philadelphia," unusual More ...

Miniature Young & Sons Transit

Miniature Young & Sons Transit

Auction:
3295M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 11, 2019
Lot:
370
Sold for:
$677$550

Miniature Young & Sons Transit, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 5 1/2-in. scope with level mounted to underside, vertical arc reading from 0-60 with mounted spirit level, 3 1/4-in. dia. engraved More ...

Wm. J. Young Surveyor's Transit

Wm. J. Young Surveyor's Transit

Auction:
3295M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 11, 2019
Lot:
371
Sold for:
$461$375

Wm. J. Young Surveyor's Transit, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, first half 19th century, 10-1/2 in. scope mounted to two "A"-frame supports, 5 1/2-in. dia. engraved dial marked "Wm. J. More ...

Wm. J. Young & Co. Surveyor's Transit

Wm. J. Young & Co. Surveyor's Transit

Auction:
3295M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 11, 2019
Lot:
372
Sold for:
$400$325

Wm. J. Young & Co. Surveyor's Transit, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, c. 1867, 10 1/2-in. scope with fine focusing and level mounted on underside, "A"-frame supports with horizontal leveling screw, More ...

Young & Sons Surveyor's Transit

Young & Sons Surveyor's Transit

Auction:
3295M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 11, 2019
Lot:
373
Sold for:
$308$250

Young & Sons Surveyor's Transit, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, c. 1900, 9 1/2-in. scope with level mounted to underside, "A"-frame supports with vertical silvered vernier sale, 4 1/2-in. dia. compass More ...