AN ENGLISH BRASS AND EBONY OCTANT, SPENCER BROWNING & RUST, ...

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£150 - £200

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AN ENGLISH BRASS AND EBONY OCTANT, SPENCER BROWNING & RUST, LONDON, C1800 with divided ivory arc, vernier and name tablet, on three feet, 35cm l, oak box

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Vernier incomplete, vernier scale cracked, frame, brass and ivory in good condition and basically complete and entirely original, silvering on mirrors mostly lost. The three glass coloured filters original and undamaged. Instrument stiff in operation from long having been displayed as a wall piece, not cleaned or restored, the wooden box probably original but repaired and black painted at later date, the interior retaining two 19th c fragmentary printed trade labels

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Auction Date: 18th Sep 2019 at 10am

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Sale Dates:
18th Sep 2019 10am (Lots 1 to 782)

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