SOLD – Presentation set of drawing instruments by Thornton.

SOLD – Presentation set of drawing instruments by Thornton.




Categories: Scientific, Drawing Instruments


SOLD – A nickel silver set of drawing instruments by A.G. Thornton with some paints below including odds & ends and a 6″ brass protractor. The inlaid plaque to the lid inscribed, ‘Thompson Prize. R. Povey, Horwich, R.M.I., 1903’. The case 14.5″ x 5.5″ x 3.5″.

The Horwich Railway Mechanics Institute was formed on 15th December 1888 (south Lancashire U.K.).

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GB Scientific Inspirations

Scientific Inspirations

I live in Lancashire (U.K.) and have been a dealer and collector of scientific and nautical instruments for a number of years. My stock has included some fine items from museums and colleges, which were surplus to their requirements. I occasionally purchase some interesting items from abroad, having established some reliable sources.

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