C1850 Beam Compass Fittings

C1850 Beam Compass Fittings


C1850 Beam Compass Fittings


Length of case: 13 cm.



Country of manufacture


Categories: Scientific, Drawing Instruments


C1850 brass and steel beam compass fittings by Viglia working in Turin. Maya Hambly in her DRAWING INSTRUMENTS, 1580-1980 (1988)  illustrates a similar set of  instruments by a Milanese maker–see third image.

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US M&R Gordon

Michael and Roberta Gordon have been dealing in medical and dental antiques for almost four decades. They have helped build a number of major private collections and have contributed to the holdings of many museums. They also deal in other scientific and technology related items, including calculating instruments, office machines, patent models and wine-related accessories such as corkscrews. ROBERTA GORDON IS A SKILLED RESTORER WHO CAN HELP YOU WITH ANY INSTRUMENTS AND CASES THAT NEED ATTENTION. Feel free to contact them for details at: mgordon1940@gmail.com or 718-623-6777