Shagreen / Fishskin Cased Brass Drawing Instrument, C.1810 For Sale
Please note: We ship Worldwide. This item will be sent overseas via Royal Mail International Signed For.Europe: £12 Rest World: £15
A good, rare pocket shagreen or
black fishskin draughtsman's case, containing a pair of large compasses with inserts for pen, pencil and dotting pen, a
a 6" boxwood sector, a 6" ivorine (?!) parallel rule and a brass semi-protractor, c.1810.
instruments are made of brass with metal points. Please note the wing nut on
the large compass and the pen insert. There is hand writing inside of the lid.
instruments and the case are in very good condition for their age. The opening button and the hinge are intact and working.
measures approx. 170 x 75 x 35 mm.
Please see photos for details.
I've set a small starting price on this wonderful instrument, so good luck to you all on offerding. And be sure to view my other items.