Beam compass, metal frame marked "HO ^ 8", length

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Beam compass, metal frame marked HO ^ 8', length of frame 2' 6 1/2',width 4', arm divided on silver to 1/20', reading
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Beam compass, metal frame marked "HO ^ 8", length of frame 2' 6 1/2",width 4", arm divided on silver to 1/20", reading by vernier to 1/1000", clamp and screw motion, with screw adjustment for pencil

Details

Category:
Mathematics
Object Number:
1911-375
type:
compasses (drawing instruments)
credit:
British Admiralty (Hydrographic Department)
status:
Permanent collection

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