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Everest Pattern Waywiser, by Seid Mohsin, Masuri, 1833

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Inventory Number: 42112
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Persons: Seid Mohsin (Maker)
Date Created: 1833
Place Created: Mussoorie India Asia
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Brief Description: Brass, khaki lacquered, case with two large brass gear wheels engaged in a worm gear and driving shaft of iron. The gear wheels are calibrated and are under a glass cover.
Primary Inscriptions: "Differential Preambulator / Designed by Major Everest / Excecuted by Seid Mohsin / Masuri 15th October 1833". Also inscribed: "Fore wheel shows thousandths / Back wheel miles and tenths".
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Material(s): Brass
iron and glass

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