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Octant with Case, by J. W. Norie & Co., London, 1816-1839

Inventory Number: 48059
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Place Created: London England United Kingdom Europe
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Brief Description: Ebony 12" T-frame with brass index arm; ivory scale with vernier, clamp and tangent screw; index, horizon (with screw adjustment) and back horizon glasses; one set of three shades; pinhole sight and back sight; pencil top missing; in case with trade label of John Bon, 15 Dock Street, Dundee.
Primary Inscriptions: "J. W. NORIE & Co. LONDON" on ivory T-plate; trade label for John Bon in case
Provenance: Retailed by John Bon?
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Material(s): Ebony
ivory
brass and glass

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