Basire’s blade protractor.

Basire’s blade protractor.


Country of manufacture

UK and Ireland

Categories: Drawing Instruments, Surveying Instruments & Mining


A Basire’s blade protractor.

Engraved: Registered Augst 4th 1847, no.1759

Length: 188 mm. Diameter: 81 mm.


Designed by James Basire, 1822 – 1883.

For the registration of Basire’s improved blade protractor No: 1759, see the National Archives: BT 45/6/1159. 

Advertised in: Mechanics Magazine, museum, register, journal, and gazette, July 3rd – December 25th, 1847, Volume XLVII.

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