Shagreen cased chart work instruments – early 19th century

Shagreen cased chart work instruments – early 19th century

Stock Number: NM.6-09


Country of manufacture

UK and Ireland

Categories: Other Maritime Antiques, Maritime, Navigational instruments


A fine and complete two hundred year old shagreen cased set of chart work instruments. All  twelve parts are original and present, including two ivory sectors and  ebony rule. Also made of brass, two dividers with complete and matching attachments for ink, pencil lines and dotting wheel, ink pen, brass protractor and brass mounted pencil. Brass bolts and lock. One pin missing on the lock.

Catalogue: NM.6-09
Date: 1800 – 1820
HWL: 18x8x3.7 cm
Signed: not signed
Origin: England
Condition: very well, wear consistent with age and use

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NL ARCHIPEL International Maritime Gallery

Welcome to the catalogue of Archipel International Maritime Gallery, specialist in nautical antiques and collectables.
Archipel International Maritime Galery in the Netherlands, sets itself to maritime objects, globes and sea charts of before 1900. The managing director worked as officer with the mercantile marine and the Royal Navy. As curator he was connected to one of the University Museums in the Netherlands. As seaman and curator he has a lot of knowledge of naval history. The entire Archipel collection can be found at the site

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