OCTANT BY CRICHTON BROTHERS

OCTANT BY CRICHTON BROTHERS

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GOOD 19TH CENTURY EBONY OCTANT SIGNED CRICHTON BROs. LONDON IN ORIGINAL MAHOGANY KEYSTONE CASE

Circa

1830

Country of manufacture

UK and Ireland

Category: Navigational instruments

Description

NICE EXAMPLE OF A ENGLISH OCTANT WITH VERY CLEAR SCALES, RADIUS 9.1/2″ INCHES, SCALE -3 DEGREES TO 110 DEGREES IN 20 MINUTE DIVISIONS, VERNIER READING TO 1 MINUTE OF ARC. COMPLETE & ORIGINAL WITH ADJUSTING KEY, THREE COLOURED FILTERS ONE GREEN, TWO RED.  Contact Email: m.jread@btinternet.com

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GB MikeRead

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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