London, South Kensington
9 November 2000
A mid-19th-Century 10½in. radius vernier ebony and ivory octant by Spencer Browning & Co.
with scale with 'SBR' Ramsden mark, divided 2½°- 0°- 105°, vernier with clamp and fine screw adjustment, signed on the cross bar Spencer.Browning & Co.London, double pinhole sight, five shades, two mirrors and brass pin feet (old wear), contained within a keystone case (later) -- 14in. (35.5cm.) long
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