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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Fraser & Sons Equinoctial Sundial

Fraser & Sons Equinoctial Sundial

Auction:
3295M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 11, 2019
Lot:
401
Sold for:
$1,107$900

Fraser & Sons Equinoctial Sundial, London, 19th century, 5 1/2-in. dia. folding engraved roman numeral hour ring marked "Fraser & Sons/London," latitude arc marked 0-60, folding stylized pierced More ...

W. & L.E. Gurley Solar Compass

W. & L.E. Gurley Solar Compass

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
323
Sold for:
$9,840$8,000

W. & L.E. Gurley Solar Compass, West Troy, New York, original lacquered instrument, horizontal silvered circle engraved in four quadrants reading 0-90 and read by opposed verniers, blued-steel More ...

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 ...

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 ...

Jonas H. Phelps Vernier Compass

Jonas H. Phelps Vernier Compass

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
340
Sold for:
$800$650

Jonas H. Phelps Vernier Compass, Westport, Connecticut, c. 1855, 7-in. silvered dial marked "J.H. Phelps/Westport, CT.," blued-steel needle with lock-down knob on underside, vernier arm stamped More ...

Wm. J. Young Surveyor's Transit

Wm. J. Young Surveyor's Transit

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
362
Unsold
 

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 ...

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 ...

William Young Cased Surveyor's Compass and Kit

William Young Cased Surveyor's Compass and Kit

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
381
Sold for:
$738$600

William Young Cased Surveyor's Compass and Kit, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, lacquered brass instrument with 6-in. dia. engraved dial reading "W. Young maker Philadelphia," eight-point line rose 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 J. Young "Burt's Solar" Compass

William J. Young "Burt's Solar" Compass

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
389
Sold for:
$11,070$9,000

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 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 ...

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 ...