London, South Kensington
25 May 2006
AN 18TH-CENTURY EBONY OCTANT FRAME
with maker's plate inscribed John Carter Hull 1777, 18in. radius index arm and some fittings (lacking arc and vernier scales, sights, horizon mirror, index mirror clamp, one shade glass, vernier clamp and fine-screw adjustment and pencil) -- 20in. (51cm.) overall.
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