EARLY ENGLISH GUNNERS CALLIPERS

EARLY ENGLISH GUNNERS CALLIPERS

£4,500 GBP

VERY GOOD WILLIAM DEANE OF LONDON GUNNERS CALLIPERS EGRAVED WITH MANY EARLY & INTERESTING SCALES & CALCULATIONS

Circa

1710

Country of manufacture

UK and Ireland

Categories: Calculating, Physics & Chemistry, Scales Weights & Measures, Other Technology Antiques

Description

FINE EARLY ENGLISH GUNNERS CALLIPERS SIGNED Wm DEANE FECIT. WITH NUMEROUS SCALES RELATING TO GUNS, PROOF, SERVICE & SHOT, SCALES FOR METALS, STONE, IVORY, TIMBER, WATERS & OLIVE OIL. PLEASE NOTE THE INTERESTING SCALE FOR CUBIT INCHES IN DIFFERENT CASKS & VESSELS e.g. THE HOGSHEAD ON THIS RULE HELD 63 GALLONS WHICH WAS THE CASE IN 15/16/1700’S AFTER 1800 WITH THE IMPERIAL MEASURES BEING USED THE HOGSHEAD WAS 54 GALLONS TO PRESENT DAY. THE RULE IS IN EXCELLENT CONDITION WITH THE ENGLISH ROSE ON THE SECTOR JOINT PIN. 12″ INCHES WHEN FULLY OPENED.    Contact Email: m.jread@btinternet.com

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Mike Read Antique Sciences

Based in Lelant, near St Ives, Cornwall, I have been trading since 1979, buying and selling scientific instruments and nautical antiques. I have exhibited at the London Scientific Fair for 20 years. Over the years I have acquired many rare and wonderful items for the trade and collectors alike. I hope this continues. Mike Read. Email: m.jread@btinternet.com.

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