Printing on paper was a cheap alternative to making instruments in brass. The underlying technology was however similar: paper instruments were printed from engraved copperplates. After printing, they would typically be pasted onto wood [1, 3], though they occasionally survive as unmounted prints .
- Inventory No. 44745, "Paper Astrolabe, by Johann Krabbe, German, 1583" [1924-0/part], Krabbe, Johann
- Inventory No. 52008, "Quadrant, by John Prujean, Oxford, Late 17th Century", Prujean, John
- Inventory No. 33931, "Perpetual Calendar and Sundial, English, c. 1792" [1924-0/part]