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Auction: Fine Clocks, Barometers and Scientific Instruments
was auctioned on: 20 February 2019
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A Victorian mahogany cased set of drawing instruments

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Estimate: £200 - £300
ca. US$263 - US$395
Price realised:  n. a.
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A Victorian mahogany cased set of drawing instruments, Elliott, London, mid 19th century The interior with maroon velvet lined lid over fitted lift-out tray containing a selection of nickel plated brass instruments and an ivory handled pen inscribed ELLIOTT, the lower compartment containing an ivory sector and parallel ruler with nickel plated brass pivot linkages, the exterior of the box with vacant brass nameplate to the canted-edge lid, 15cm (6ins) wide; with a Victorian cased set of drawing instruments, Elliott Brothers, London, mid 19th century, the interior with blue velvet flap to lid enclosing an ivory ruler engraved with mathematical plotting and protractor scales inscribed ELLIOTT BROS, LONDON and a brass protractor over lined fitted tray containing a selection of brass instruments and an ivory handled pen and a rare telescopic extending compass, the exterior of the box covered in maroon morocco leather with silver nameplate engraved with collared animal crest to the tooled lid, 18.5cm (7.25ins) wide, (2). Elliott Brothers are recorded by Clifton, Gloria Directory of British Scientific Instrument Makers 1550-1851 as succeeding William Elliott and Sons at 56 The Strand, London in 1853.

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions
Title: Fine Clocks, Barometers and Scientific Instruments
Date of the auction: 20 Feb 2019
Address: Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions
16-17 Pall Mall
St James’s
SW1Y 5LU London
United Kingdom
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