A good example of a quite large box of nickel silver instruments dating from the late 19th century and bearing the signature “Stanley / 3 great Turnestile / London W. C.”
This is a high quality set with all instruments in nickel silver and ivory.
The main plate contains 19 differents instruments and accessories.
In addition, the lower case contains also six long rulers by Stanley (three in boxwood, one in boxwood and ivory and two in ivory), a long rulers in ivory by Harling, 5 short rulers (3 in boxwood by Halden, Thornton and 1 in ivory by Harling), a square protractor in ivory signed Stanley, a boxwood parallel rule and horn circle protractor.
Box in walnut with a plaque to lid with the name “Oliver S. Webb”.
Despite some tears at the silk in the lid, good general condition.
Box measures 36,5×15,5×9 cm.
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