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Sector and Plumb-Level, by Clerget, Paris, c. 1700

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Inventory Number: 43341
Object Type:
Persons: Clerget (Maker)
Date Created: c. 1700
Place Created: Paris France Europe
Brief Description: With scales for "Les Cordes", "Metaux", "Les parties Egales", "poligones", "poids des boulets", and "Calibre des piece [sic]".


When opened at right-angles, a plumb-line and bob may be suspended from the apex of the triangle so formed. On the cross-piece, which keeps in position the arms of the sector, are engraved a central dotted line and arrow for use in levelling the plumb-line.
Primary Inscriptions: "Clerget / A paris"
Collection Group:
Material(s): Silver

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