Antique Drawing Drafting Instruments Boxed Set Stanley London For Sale
Sets of drawing instruments were often presented to aspiring draughtsmen and architects on graduation. These sets remained a treasured item for their owners and therefore were often kept in excellent condition for many years. .
This sale is for an set of instruments manufactured by W F Stanley of London, as indicated on the silk lid lining.
This is a set of small size drawing instruments in an unusual paleoak box.The set includes avariety of compasses, spring bowsand dividers. There are two white handled pens and a white handles pin pricker in the top tray, two of which are marked Stanley.The instruments are in excellent condition in a blue velvet lined tray. All are marked Stanley, other than the spring bowsThe under tray compartment is divided intothree and contains a white protractor, spare leads and an ebony parallel rule - all are in excellent condition.The instruments are housed in an oakbox measuring 8" by 6.5" by 2", which has a lock but no key.The box is in very good condition, and has a good patina. The lid velvet and velvet tray lining are alsoin good condition, .
A superb collector's item...and please ask if you require more photos!
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Antique Drawing Drafting Instruments Boxed Set Stanley London: $132