Brass sector signed Peter Rahne Fecit Zu Berlin made circa 1740

Brass sector signed Peter Rahne Fecit Zu Berlin made circa 1740

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Dimensions

21.5 cm long.

Maker

Peter Rahne

Country of manufacture

Germany

Categories: Scientific, Drawing Instruments

Description

Brass sector signed “Peter Rahne Fecit Zu Berlin” composed of two flat rulers with curved ends.

 

A rosette is engraved on both sides of the hinge.

 

The instrument features 8 scales of proportion, 3 on one side and 5 on the other.

 

On the signature side are the following 3 scales: Lin Metall, Chord, Cubica, and on the other side: Fortifica, Arithm, Geome, lb Plum, lb Ferr.

 

An inch scale has been regrafted inside the branches.

 

Note the presence of mercury on the metal line ().

 

Dimension: 21.5 cm long.

 

Made in Berlin circa 1740.

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Galerie Delalande Paris

After 37 years in Le Louvre des Antiquaires, the Delalande gallery moved early June 2015 to 35 rue de Lille, 75007 Paris, on the other side of the Seine River in the well known antic shops area "le Carré Rive Gauche".
Our main specialties are, since 1976, Marine and Scientific instruments, Tobacco and Opium objects, Curiosities and Great Canes.
We participate to international antique fairs (TEFAF Maastricht) and are unique partner of the French Maritime Museum.
Eric Delalande is also Administrator of the French Experts National Company (C.N.E.).
Please visit also our two websites, which are frequently updated: www.antiquites-delalande.fr (French) and www.delalande-antiques.com (English). ----------------------------


La Galerie Delalande s'est installée en juin 2015 au 35 rue de Lille (75007 Paris), au coeur de la capitale dans le "Carré Rive Gauche", après 37 années de présence au Louvre des Antiquaires.
Nous nous sommes orientés, depuis 1976, vers plusieurs spécialités : Marine et Sciences, Objets du tabac et de l'Opium, Cannes de collection et Curiosités.
Nous participons à des salons d'envergure internationale (TEFAF Maastricht) et sommes partenaires exclusifs du Musée National de la Marine.
Eric Delalande est également Administrateur de la Compagnie Nationale des Experts (C.N.E.).
N'hésitez pas à visiter nos deux sites internet fréquemment mis à jour : www.antiquites-delalande.fr (Français) and www.delalande-antiques.com (Anglais).

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