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LOT 45

Lot 45

French Gilt Brass Reflecting Circle by Henri Gambey (1787-1847), Paris, early 19th century

French Gilt Brass Reflecting Circle by Henri Gambey (1787-1847), Paris, early 19th century
Lot 45 Details
French Gilt Brass Reflecting Circle by Henri Gambey (1787-1847), Paris, early 19th century

signed on one spoke and numbered '78', the ring with dual silver inset Vernier gauges
diameter 10.75 in — 27.3 cm

Estimate $800-$1,200

Realised: $780
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report

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French Gilt Brass Reflecting Circle by Henri Gambey (1787-1847), Paris, early 19th century
  • French Gilt Brass Reflecting Circle by Henri Gambey (1787-1847), Paris, early 19th century
  • French Gilt Brass Reflecting Circle by Henri Gambey (1787-1847), Paris, early 19th century

CONDITION DETAILS

In good condition.

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  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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