Dividers in gilted brass signed by Thomas Pregell and dated 1627

Dividers in gilted brass signed by Thomas Pregell and dated 1627




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Categories: Scientific, Drawing Instruments


Rare dividers in gilted brass signed by the German reknown maker “Thomas Pregell Fec.” on one side and dated “Anno 1627” “in Zwikau” on the other side.

Rare reserve system on each part (see photo 09).

Dimensions :

– 17,2 cm long

– 4,3 cm width

– 0,8 cm thickness (which is quite important due to the fact that it could insert some other tools inside)

– 346 grams weight (quite heavy)

Nota : German maker Thomas Pregell instruments are very rare. There is an astrolabe signed by him and dated 1629 which has been sold at the Rotschild sale in Christies on the 24rth of June 1999 (lot 175).



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FR 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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