~EXCELLENT REGENCY PERIOD CASED, BRASS DIVIDERS, UNSIGNED~

~EXCELLENT REGENCY PERIOD CASED, BRASS DIVIDERS, UNSIGNED~

$200 USD + postage

An excellent pair of 6" unsigned, brass draughtsman's, proportional scaling calipers/dividers/compass in tapering, red card case (Regency period).

Dimensions

7 x 1 x 1/2

Circa

1840

Country of manufacture

UK and Ireland

Categories: Navigational instruments, Drawing Instruments, Engineering antiques, Tools

Description

A pair of brass and steel, 6″ proportional scaling, drafting calipers/dividers  c.1840. Both sets of tips are steel and are in excellent condition. Knurled knob to unlock the dividers/calipers. Unsigned but of the highest quality and in it’s original tapering, red card case with hinges and hooks intact. 7″ overall length. c.1840.

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CA ScientificaOpticae

Scientifica Opticae

Mark Hacking (Scientifica Opticae Inc.) has been an avid collector/dealer for over 30 years. A former Science teacher, he has an innate love for anything natural or mechanical. Specializing in optical (microscopes, telescopes), surveying, medical, weighing and drawing instruments, he is an active participant of the Scientific Instrument Fair in London. Living in Stratford, Ontario, Canada, with his wife and two children; Mark looks forward to meeting as many fellow collectors as possible, and has a worldwide following on eBay (Sciopti).

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