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Inventory no. 47741 - Former Display Label

German TRIANGULATION INSTRUMENT
Late 16th century

Gilt brass. Signed, "Fecit Erasmus habermel"; undated.

This instrument includes scales of linear measure inscribed, 'PES ROMANVS', 'PES VIENNENSIS', 'PES PRAGENSIS', and 'PES NORNBERGENSIS', and gunnery gauging scales marked 'LAPIS', 'PLUMBVM' and 'FERRVM'.

From the Michel Collection.

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Billmeir Collection no. 128

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