LARGE  EARLY BRASS AND STEEL DIVIDERS

LARGE EARLY BRASS AND STEEL DIVIDERS

Stock Number: 8210

$875.

EARLY BRASS AND STEEL DIVIDERS, Continental, c. second half 17th century, 9-1/4" (23 cm) overall, rather primitively shaped but with a five-leaf brass hinge. In fine condition complete with an early sheet brass cover for the tips.

Dimensions

9-1/4 (23 cm) overall

Circa

second half 17th century

Country of manufacture

Other

Categories: Navigational instruments, Maritime

Description

EARLY BRASS AND STEEL DIVIDERS, Continental, c. second half 17th century, 9-1/4″ (23 cm) overall, rather primitively shaped but with a five-leaf brass hinge. In fine condition complete with an early sheet brass cover for the tips.

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US TESSERACT

David and Yola Coffeen both have enjoyed academic careers, as planetary astronomer and as linguist/educator. But since 1982 (yes, 1982!) they have been full-time dealers in early scientific and medical instruments, under the name Tesseract. Selling primarily by catalogue (over 100 issued so far) they also have a web presence at www.etesseract.com, and can be contacted at [email protected]

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