Antique Measuring Instrument Collection - Brass Proportional Divider

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  • Maker: N/A
  • Date: c1830
  • Description and Notes:

    This divider only has the scales for dividing lines and circles, and there is no makers signature or mark. Nevertheless a proportional divider of exactly the same shape and material can be found online at the National Maritime Museum, which is a fully divided one (i.e. has scales for circles, lines, plans and solids) made by William Harris & Co. and dated to c1830.

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