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Octant, by Dring & Fage, London, 19th Century

Inventory Number: 44939
Object Type:
Place Created: London England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number: 1944-1/part
Brief Description: Ebony 10" T-frame with brass index; ivory scale with clamp and tangent screw vernier; pinhole sight, index and horizon glass with fine adjustment; one set of three shades; pencil top and scratch plate missing.
Primary Inscriptions: "DRING & FAGE. LONDON" punched on ivory plate.
Provenance: Purchased from Dr. Reginald S. Clay with his collection.
Collection Group: Clay Collection
Material(s): Ebony
ivory
brass and glass

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