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2505 Tripod, Make Unknown,, non-magnetic, for compasses, ¼" X 20 threads per inch
  Twist lock extension legs (with reversible points) extend from 32" to 59"
  Excellent condition   PHOTO   PHOTO   $100.00
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2518 Tripod, W. & L. E. Gurley, compass tripod, mahogany stiff legs 30½ high
  .980" X 32 threads per inch. Probably made for mining, legs have not been cut down
  excellent condition    PHOTO    PHOTO  $300.00
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2519 Tripod,  Keuffel & Esser, maple stiff leg compass tripod 51¾" high
  1.174 X 20 threads per inch, converted from sketching table tripod
  In excellent condition  PHOTO    PHOTO  $250.00
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2521 Tripod,  Keuffel & Esser, Sketching Table tripod, maple stiff leg compass tripod 51¾" high
  no table connection, it will make a great compass tripod, Excellent ++ condition
   PHOTO    PHOTO  $250.00
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2522 Tripod, Dietzgen, maple  stiff leg, Sketching Table tripod 51¾" high
  Key hole type connection to table, it will make a great compass tripod, Excellent ++ condition
  PHOTO    PHOTO  $250.00
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2528 Tripod, Make Unknown, Compass tripod, extension legs extend from 26" to 46"
  .695" X 24 threads per inch. Excellent condition,  PHOTO    PHOTO   $125.00
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2533 ball and socket spindle, for plane or vernier compasses,  New York maker style,
  Spindle tapers from .782 inches diameter to .680 inches diameter in 1.380 inches of length
  Most spindles are not interchangeable, it may not it your compass.
   In excellent condition.    PHOTO    PHOTO   PHOTO  $400.00
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2534 Tripod, may be W. & L. E. Gurley, for  compasses Mahogany stiff leg 56 inches high.
  .640 diameter X 20 thread. In excellent condition. PHOTO    PHOTO   $300.00 Sale Pending
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2548 Ball and socket, make unknown, for Compass with Clinometer or similar.
  25/64 X 18 thread, or metric 10mm X 1.25 Excellent   PHOTO       $100.00
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2549 Ball and socket, make unknown, for Compass, odd construction, early style.
  tapered post from .321 inches diameter to .300 diameter in .586 inches of length.
   Excellent   PHOTO       $100.00
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2550 compass ball and socket accessories, one lot of items, probably by Keuffel & Esser,
  All tapers are standard K&E ½" to the foot tapers. All are of Brass.
   PHOTO    PHOTO  $200.00 for the lot.
                    Lot consists of the following items.  All are in Excellent ++ Condition
  Two - 12½ inch long extensions threaded both ends ¼" X 20 thread.
  One - female threaded ¼" X 20  tapered spindle 13 3/8 inches long with ½" X 24 thread.
  One - 14¾ inch long extension with tapered socket on one end and .532 post on the other end.
  One - 6½ inch long extension threaded both ends ¼" X 20 thread.
  One - 11½ inch long tapered spindle one end and ¼" X 20 thread on the other end.
  One - tapered spindle with ½" X 24 thread on one end and with ¼" X 20 thread on the other end
  One - tapered socket with ½" X 24 thread.
  One - extension disk (not in photo) ½ inch long X 1½ inch diameter with ½" X 24 female thread
            on one end and ¼" X 20 male thread on the other end.
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2604 Ball and socket, W. & L. E. Gurley, for small plain or vernier surveyors compasses
  Most spindles are not interchangeable, it may not it your compass.
  See photo for spindle taper measurement details.   PHOTO     $400.00
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2606 Ball and socket, possibly made by W. & L. E. Gurley, for large plain or vernier surveyors compasses
  Most spindles are not interchangeable, it may not it your compass.
  See photo for spindle taper measurement details.   PHOTO     $400.00
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2607 Ball and Socket, Keuffel & Esser, model 5368J Special Ball Joint and Socket for
  Mounting Pocket transit model 5368-1 or 5368-2. The Ball joint and socket without
  the Pocket transit mount is a model 5348-2F and has ½" X 24 threads per inch
  and can be used with the Keuffel & Esser Forester's and Geologist's compass
  model 5340, or K&E Hand Transit or other instruments and compasses with the
  same thread. Near new condition.  PHOTO     PHOTO     $150.00
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2610 Ball and threaded base for Brunton Pocket Transit, maybe by Brunton, not marked.
  Threaded ¼" X 20 threads per inch. Used, excellent condition.  PHOTO     $125.00
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3965 Compass, Keuffel & Esser, Model Declinator, made for Bureau of Aircraft Production, USA
  only made from 1917 to 1919, Same as sketching table compass, but mounted to another
  brass plate that is 6 inches long. New in box   PHOTO   PHOTO   PHOTO $120.00
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3968 Compass Leveling Head, Gurley, 4 screw, for use with 4" needle plane 
and vernier compasses. A exact reproduction of ca. 1880 style. Price
includes making and fitting the cap to your ball spindle.  PHOTO  $500.00
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3969 Compass, Kern, trough compass for DKM-1 theodolite. small area of chipped paint
SOLD on front, see photo, other wise excellent condition  PHOTO   PHOTO   PHOTO  $150.00
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4023 Solar compass, Wm. J. Young & Co., with James Foster (Cincinnati) 
markings. No sight vanes. Nothing more than what is in the photos.  
 
The vanes and thumb screws for them are missing Lower horizontal tangent
clamp thumb screw, as well as a leveling head or ball and socket to mount it
on a tripod. Vanes from a young compass would work with it, but the locating
pins on the vanes would not match up and would need to be left off. As to repairs
the solar parts are foster and have been added to the young compass they are
not original to the compass. I don’t know if the solar will work accurately. 
No glass is broken and the vials are good. The box is original and good and solid.
The serial number is 4073. There are still in the box the two locating clamps for the
solar adjusting striding level, please see photo. The two wood hold down blocks that
fit in to the dovetails on the sides of the box are missing.
In wood box. Ca. 1863.   PHOTO      PHOTO     PHOTO   PHOTO     PHOTO      PHOTO     
 PHOTO      PHOTO     PHOTO      PHOTO      PHOTO     PHOTO    $5000.00
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4082 Compass, Michael Rupp, NY. 5" needle, plain surveyors compass. 15 3/8' over all length.
Ca 1844 to 1853. No Box. Needs sight vanes and thumb screws for them, needle lifter thumb screw
. PHOTO     PHOTO      PHOTO      PHOTO  as is $400.00
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4083 Compass, Henry Ware, (Cincinnati).  6" vernier surveyors compass. 
Ca 1840.  No box.   In need of repair.
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