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The Oxford Astrolabe, by W. Watson & Sons, London, 1925

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Inventory Number: 58805
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Place Created: London England United Kingdom Europe
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Brief Description: Replica of the Oxford Astrolabe, constructed from a heptagonal shaped metal plate. Attached to plate is a paper clock dial. A yellow transparent plastic dial marked with a calendar and star locations sits on top of paper dial, and is attached via a pin in the centre of the astrolabe. A further yellow straight rule is held above both dials.
Primary Inscriptions: 'MANUFACTURED BY W. WATSON & SONS, LTD' 'JENKIN del A.D.1925'
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Material(s): Metal
Paper
Plastic
Wood
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
230 254 10 mm

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