London, South Kensington
25 May 2006
A 19TH-CENTURY OCTANT BY DENNIS
with 9½in. radius brass index arm, signed on the cross bar DENNIS 118 BISHOPSGATE ST LONDON, ivory scale divided to 100°, vernier clamp, pin hole sight and three shades, contained within a stepped keystone box -- 13in. (33cm.) wide.
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John Charles Dennis is recorded at 118 Bishopsgate between 1839-1849.
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