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#: 701

DESCRIPTION: Instruments- 2 (Two) Brass Binnacles: John E. Hand, Philadelphia, gimbal-mounted 6.5 inch wet-card compasses within heavy brass bases, one nickel plated, dome tops with knurled hand screws and sliding doors to cover viewing port, both electrically illuminated.
CONDITION: One of the binnacles has a nickel plated stand and unplated brass lid. The edge of the stand has a large flat dent which prevents the lid from closing in that direction. The compass in the all brass binnacle will need to be reinstalled properly. Both power cords for the light bulbs have been cut. Both compasses appear to work, but were not tested extensively.
ESTIMATE: $500 - $700
CIRCA: 1940
DIMENSIONS: 16in x 14.5in x 13in