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Octant with Case, by J. W. Norie & Co., London, 1816-1839

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Inventory Number: 48059
Object Type:
Place Created: London England United Kingdom Europe
Brief Description: An octant with an ebony 12" T-frame with copper alloy index arm; ivory scale with Vernier, clamp and tangent screw; an index, horizon (with screw adjustment) and back horizon glasses; one set of three shades; and a pinhole sight and back sight. pencil top missing; The octant is housed in a wooden hinged case with the trade label of John Bon, 15 Dock Street, Dundee inside the case.
Primary Inscriptions: "J. W. NORIE & Co. LONDON" on ivory T-plate; trade label for John Bon in case
Provenance: Retailed by John Bon?
Collection Group:
Material(s): Ebony
ivory
brass and glass

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