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Surveying Equipment Including Two Early Transits, Chains and Stadia Rod
2008, Fall Firearms Sale, Oct 28 & 29
includes a brass transit with silvered brass 5" dial marked Benj. Pike, Jr. Broadway, New York with two spirit levels, lacking sighting arms, and Jacob staff type mount, 13" long, PLUS an early marked W. & L. E. Gurley/Troy N.Y. transit with 5.25" silvered dial with two spirit levels and folding brass sight arms, with Jacob staff mount, in original mahogany octagonal case, 6.5" x 8", PLUS a set of wrought steel chains with brass handles, 16" long, AND a four-part wood collapsing stadia rod with hash marks, 91" long.

Condition:  
Gurley case missing some edging, else VG.
Sold: $862.50
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* Browning Model 1903 Pistol,
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* Colt Single-Action Army Revolver with Box,
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Five Little Big Horn Relics,
Lot # 172 - Five Little Big Horn Relics,
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American Percussion Target Rifle, by <i>Richardson,</i>
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Indian Kora Beheading Sword,
Lot # 368 - Indian Kora Beheading Sword,
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* Colt Single-Action Army Revolver, with Docs.,
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New England Percussion Militia Rifle,
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