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Carriage Waywiser, by Ramsden, London, Late 18th Century

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Inventory Number: 34053
Object Type:
Persons: Ramsden
Date Created: Late 18th Century
Place Created: London England United Kingdom Europe
Brief Description: Brass with silvered dial calibrated with two scales: 0-31 by eighths and 0-100 by ones; and iron hands; the whole in a mahogany case with hinged lid on the inside of which is glued a paper manuscript table of calibrations made in 1903 and 1807. The instrument is clipped to a carriage by three key-hole slots in the back; the drive is to a tapered, square-sectioned shaft at the bottom.
Primary Inscriptions: "Ramsden London" [engraved on dial].
Collection Group:
Material(s): Brass
silvered-brass
iron and mahogany.

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