Octant by Crichton of London, circa 1850.

Octant by Crichton of London, circa 1850.



Circa 1850

Country of manufacture

UK and Ireland

Category: Navigational instruments


A 10 ½ inch ebony radius vernier octant by Crichton of London for A. Dobbie of Glasgow, circa 1850.

Maker’s plate marked: CRIHTON [sic].

Ivory scale divided into 100º 

Stepped keystone case: W: 31 cm. D: 36 cm. H: 10 cm.

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