SOLD – Cased set of Marquois Scales – Elliott, High Holborn.

SOLD – Cased set of Marquois Scales – Elliott, High Holborn.

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Circa

1840

Country of manufacture

UK and Ireland

Description

SOLD – A nickel silver set of Marquois scales by ‘Elliott, High Holborn, London’. There are two large rulers with multiple scales and a right-angle triangle with a ratio of 3:1.

Marquois scales were popular in the 19th century within cartography and engineering especially amongst the military during field work.

Very nice condition, no dints or edge knocks.

Contained in mahogany case (one fastening hook missing).

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