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Compass Cards for Elliott Brothers Instruments, by Warrington & Co., London, ?1898

Inventory Number: 12698
Object Type:
Place Created: London England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number: 2003-11
Brief Description: Original card box with remains of lid bearing the maker's printed label, containing printed compass cards (multiple copies) for Elliott Brothers instruments in two styles: darker green, 3-inch compass diameter, marked 'Elliott Bros. London', and paler green, just under 2½-inch diameter, marked 'Elliott Bros. 101, St. Martin's Lane, London' (with the S of St. reversed); together with two of the former cut circular and mounted on card with central holes, wrapped in a paper bearing a proof of the smaller design and Warrington & Co's. stamp and blind-stamp. The stamp includes a date but it is not clearly legible, possibly 96 or 98; the 101 address was used from about 1896 to 1902.
Primary Inscriptions: Printed label on box: 'Warrington & Co. | 23, Garrick Street, London ...' etc. Compass cards marked: 'Elliott Bros. London' or 'Elliott Bros. 101, St. Martin's Lane, London.'.
Provenance: Presented by the Marconi Corporation in 2003. Elliott Collection 1090 (kept with the Elliott Archive).
Collection Group: Elliott Collection
Material(s): Paper
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
83 85 76 mm

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