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Distancemeter, by Ponthus & Therrode, Paris, Early 20th Century

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Inventory Number: 62949
Object Type:
Place Created: Paris France Europe
Brief Description: Instrument may be a prototype rather than a production device. Magnifying optical tube (from a pair of binoculars?) with ?ivorine scale drum rotating against scale and with manuscript correction table in French and English.
Primary Inscriptions: "A. HURLIMANN / PONTHUS & THERRODE / SUCCESSEURS / PARIS" on optical tube.
Provenance: Not ascertained
Collection Group:
Material(s): Brass
?ivorine and leather
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
177 173 70 mm

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