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Octant, by Spencer, Browning & Rust, London, c. 1820

Inventory Number: 53981
Object Type:
Place Created: London England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number: 1944-1/part
Brief Description: Ebony 'T' frame with brass index arm; ivory scale with clamping screw vernier; index and horizon glass (shades missing), pinhole sight, back horizon glass and sight; pencil top and ivory scratch plate missing.
Primary Inscriptions: ". Spencer Browning & Rust . London ." and "SBR" on scale.
Provenance: Purchased from Dr. Reginald S. Clay with his collection.
Collection Group: Clay Collection
Material(s): Ebony
brass and glass

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