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Case for a Suxspeach Universal Slide Rule, London, 1755

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Inventory Number: 46685
Object Type:
Persons: John Suxspeach (Inventor)
Date Created: 1755
Place Created: London United Kingdom (England) Europe
Subject Classification(s): Calculating Instruments Mathematical Instruments   
Brief Description: Gold-tooled leather case with ends missing. There is a flap to cover a pocket, perhaps to store the plumb bob which accompanied the instrument (see Suxspeach's pamphlet for an illustration).
Primary Inscriptions: Gold-tooled "J. SUXSPEACH'S 1755 / CATHOLICORGANON"
Provenance: Transferred from the Radcliffe Observatory.
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