Tue, 30th Apr 2019 11:00

Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Art ('Hesperus')

 
  Lot 193
 

193

Ø A 15IN. RADIUS EBONY AND BRASS OCTANT BY CHRISTOPHER STEDMAN, LONDON, CIRCA 1785

Estimated at £1,000 - £1,500


 

Ø A 15IN. RADIUS EBONY AND BRASS OCTANT BY CHRISTOPHER STEDMAN, LONDON, CIRCA 1785

the inset ivory scale divided to 95°, finely engraved brass index arm signed C. Stedman, London, double pinhole sight with shade, mirrors, removable twin shades and reverse pinhole sights, reverse with three feet and arm stop contained within fitted stepped keystone case of issue -- 19½in. (49.5cm.) wide

Auction: Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Art ('Hesperus'), Tue, 30th Apr 2019

Pictures and Naval - 1-61

Sailor Art - 65-97

Shipwreck and East India Co. - 100-125

Collectables inc. Rowing, Liner and Fittings - 128-167

Instruments 170-249

Ship Models - 250-287

 

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