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Surveyor's Sector, by Butterfield, Paris, c. 1700

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Inventory Number: 46250
Object Type:
Persons: Butterfield (Maker)
Date Created: c. 1700
Place Created: Paris France Europe
Accession Number: 1924-0/part
Brief Description: Two pairs of detachable sights. Sectoral scales of equal parts, planes, polygons, chords, solids and metals; artillery scales of calibre and diameter and weight of shot. Attachment for plummet. Ball-and-socket joint for mounting on staff or tripod.
Primary Inscriptions: 'BVTTERFIELD A PARIS'
Provenance: Presented by Lewis Evans.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Brass

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