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Lot 53: Compass, Distance Meter, and Altimeter


Taylor-Hobson boxed liquid compass, brass mounting with outer plastic graduated dial, 3 3/4″ dia, 4 7/8″ mahogany box; Stuarts’ Marine distance meter, by H. Hughes & Son Ltd., London, some shrinkage of plastic scaling plates, fitted mahogany box; Naval Altimeter, WWI instrument gauge, by C.J. Tagliabue Mfg. Co., Brooklyn, NY, in fitted oak pedestal, with plaque “Presented to William R. Bricker, Naval Air Group Commander”.

Estimate: $300-400

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