AUCTION : 0518


Clock, Watch, Jewelry, Nautical Instruments & Antiques Auction

Clocks & Clockmaker's Shop featuring rare French Industrial Series
Saturday, May 19, 2018 at 10:30am: LOTS 1 - 598
Preview: Saturday, May 19 at 8am to 10:15am. Limited Watch Preview Extended Until 12pm.

Precision Timepieces, Important Watches, Nautical Instruments, Marine Clocks, Jewelry & Antiques
Sunday, May 20, 2018 at 10am: LOTS 599 - 1192
Preview: Saturday, May 19 at 8am to 10:15am & Sunday, May 20 at 8am to 9:45am 

The Manchester Downtown Hotel (formerly the Radisson Hotel), Manchester, NH

Lot#: 706

DESCRIPTION: Nautical Instruments- 4 (Four) U.S. Navy Telescopic Alidades: makers include Ajax Engineering, Chicago, and Photogrammetric Instruments, Pasadena, CA. Models include a Mark II-2 (1941), two Mark II-3 (1941), and a Mark 4-0 (1944): All come in fitted wood boxes with brass hardware.
CONDITION: The telescopic alidade is for use on a compass, gyro-compass repeater, or pelorus stand to take bearings on distant objects when greater accuracy is required compared to a standard azimuth circle or bearing circle. The cases and instruments show wear commensurate with age and use. Parts may be missing. Dimensions are for wood case.
ESTIMATE: $300 - $400
CIRCA: 1941
DIMENSIONS: 6in x 15in x 14in