A High Quality, Cased, Antique, Late 19th Century Compass/Clinometer, By L.Casella, London C1880

A High Quality, Cased, Antique, Late 19th Century Compass/Clinometer, By L.Casella, London C1880

Stock Number: 20191126

£195 GBP

Offered for Sale, is this beautiful, and high quality Antique Compass/Clinometer. by L Casella, London. Complete with it's original fitted, quality case. C1880.

Circa

C1880

Country of manufacture

UK and Ireland

Categories: Scientific, Surveying Instruments & Mining

Description

Offered for  Sale, is this beautiful, and high quality Antique Compass/Clinometer. Manufacture in brass, the main Body, and the 4 feet to the base, are in Anodised Green. There are viewing aspects to the left and right hand side, one for the compass, the other for the clinometer. Both sealed and protected by clear, undamaged glass. Both instruments are activated by top mounted release screws. The clinometer is viewed by an eyepiece, with an extending pull, to focus to the scale, revealed when activated The forward aspect of this viewing system, is an attached brass tube, with an original, removable end cap  The compass, as already described, is activated by a top screw, and is graduated to the points N,S,E W. There is also another locking device when in use. Stamped to the face of the Clinometer..”L Casella/makers to the Admiralty Ordnance/London”   All in good working order. Contained in it’s original and shaped case, made of hard compressed cardboard, lined to the interior with quality silk material, and clad to the exterior with  black, Morocco Leather. The hinged lid is sound, and there is a working snap shutting catch. C1880. All in excellent and undamaged or worn condition.

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GB Millais Antiques

I have been interested in scientific instruments since my grammar school days in the 1950s then university at Guys Hospital, London, where I qualified in 1961, and then working as a Dental Surgeon, until retirement from that profession, in 2004.. My antiques business was set up 45 years ago, having followed in the footsteps of my father. Throughout this time I have dealt in scientific instruments, mainly of a military connection. This includes military instruments, microscopes, compasses, Nauticalia, Telescopes, large and small, Binoculars, especially of the German and British Naval forces of the 2nd WW, general optical items and even writing cases.

I attend the Science Fair in,London, and other Antique Fairs, especially the IACF Fairs, at Ardingly, West Sussex, The "Military Odyssey" at Detling, Kent, and occasionaly,the Bisley Fairs, and Birmingham, at the NMM.

To contact me by email, my primary address is ..geoff@millaisantiques.co.uk, but in order to reach my electronic devices, namely my iPhone/iPad, please either Cc, or direct to them, via my secondary email ... millaisantiques75@gmail.com

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