ENGLISH OCTANT

ENGLISH OCTANT

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VERY ORIGINAL EBONY OCTANT IN STEPPED BOX, VERY CLEAN CONDITION BY W C COX DEVONPORT.

Circa

1830

Country of manufacture

UK and Ireland

Category: Navigational instruments

Description

VERY GOOD EARLY 19th CENTURY EBONY OCTANT SIGNED COX DEVONPORT, ONE ENGLANDS MAIN NAVAL PORTS. THE IVORY SCALE DIVIDED IN 20′ MINUTE DIVISIONS, VERNIER READING TO 1′ MINUTE OF ARC. GOOD ORIGINAL GOLD LACQUER FINISH ON THE THE BRASSWORK. IN IT’S ORIGINAL OAK STEPPED CASE.  10″ INCH  RADIUS           Contact Email: m.jread@btinternet.com

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GB MikeRead

Mike Read Antique Sciences

Based in Lelant, near St Ives, Cornwall, I have been trading since 1979, buying and selling scientific instruments and nautical antiques. I have exhibited at the London Scientific Fair for 20 years. Over the years I have acquired many rare and wonderful items for the trade and collectors alike. I hope this continues. Mike Read. Email: m.jread@btinternet.com.

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