The maker Falcono was responsible for a series of astrolabes, quadrants and nocturnals with dates from 1504 to 1507. He is described as coming from Bergamo and was appointed Keeper of the astronomical clock in the Torrazzo at Cremona in about 1503.

For instruments by Falcono, see:
   Astrolabe, Signed by Falcono, Italian, Dated 1507 (London, BM)


Gerard L'E. Turner, "Two Early Renaissance Astrolabes by Falcono of Bergamo", in Marco Beretta, Paolo Galluzzi and Carlo Triarico (eds), Musa Musaei. Studies on Scientific Instruments and Collections in Honour of Mara Miniati (Florence, 2003), pp. 53-62.

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