Lot 227
  • 227

A collection of various nautical and scientific instruments, 18th century and later

Estimate
6,000 - 9,000 GBP
Sold
11,250 GBP
bidding is closed

Description

  • Ivory, rosewood, mahogany, metal, leather.
comprising one cased astrolabe, three sextants, two in cases one of which labelled National Physical Laborotory, three hourglasses, seven compasses, two telescopes, two drawing sets including mounted ivory instruments and rulers, one with a fitted leather case the other with a fitted rosewood case, one spyglass, a mathematical instrument by W F Stanley in a wooden case, a folding measuring tool and two reels for measuring speed
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