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Gunner's instruments

One of the gunner's levels [1] has its original leather-covered case. The two scales on [2] are indicated as "STEIN . WVRF" (stone throw) and "FEVER WVRF" (fire throw). The most unusual of these instruments is [5], composed of a gunner's sight, a plummet, quadrant, shadow square, horizontal sundial and compass, and even including a small engraved vignette which shows a gunner standing by a cannon that has just fired its shot.

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