THIS RARE INSTRUMENT IN LACQUERED BRASS RETAINS MUCH OF ITS ORIGINAL FINISH WITH SIGNS OF AGE AND USE.
THE HINGED FRAME HAS A BASE SECTION FITTED WITH A LEVEL WHICH CAN SWIVEL 90 DEG AND GLAZED COMPASS COMPLETE WITH COVER.
THE UPPER SECTION IS SET WITH SPIRIT LEVEL AND SITE VANES THE INSTRUMENT IS IN EXCELLENT CONDITION THROUGHOUT AND IS COMPLETE WITH ITS ORIGINAL LEATHER CASE.
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Catom Scientific Antiques has been buying and selling antique scientific instruments for many years, specialising in slide rules and calculating instruments, microscopes and microscope slides.
A member of the Oughtred Society, the international organisation dedicated to the history and collection of slide rules, and the UK Slide Rule Circle. Has also acted as a consultant for Miller's and Lyle's Antique Guides, and a number of UK auction houses.