Nautical instruments

Shagreen cased chart work instruments – early 19th century

A fine and complete two hundred year old shagreen cased set of chart work instruments. All twelve parts are original and present, including two ivory sectors and ebony rule. Also made of brass, two dividers with complete and matching attachments for ink, pencil lines and dotting wheel, ink pen, brass protractor and brass mounted pencil. Brass bolts and lock. One pin missing on the lock.

Catalog: NM.6-09
Date: 1800 – 1820
HWL: 18x8x3.7 cm
Signed: not signed
Origin: England
Condition: very well, wear consistent with age and use

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