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Title: Octant and case, circa 1750

Accession Number: 1933.31
Category: INSTRUMENTS - OCTANTS
Type: octant and case
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Date: Circa 1750
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Description: Wooden octant. In original pine case, painted blue. Dated circa 1750 [This is probably the oldest octant in the collection.] Mahogany frame, brass fittings, ivory inlay, and wood (?) scales. KLM Marker's name does not appear; initials J.X.A.S. on ivory maker's plate.

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