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Antique c.1900 drawing compass set By Jackon Bros LTD Leeds and Armley

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Seller: amberrr* (1,285) 100%, Location: Brighton, Ships to: GB & many other countries, Item: 401454178554 French nickel silver and ivory set dating from ca. 1900. The instruments include a six inch compass and fittings, dividers, Swiss pattern beam compass fittings, three spring bows, two ruling pens, one with opening nib and pricker on the end of the handle which unscrews, and a dotted line pen with three wheels. The mahogany carcased box is finely veneered with rosewood and a contrasting wood and has brass banding. It is lined with blue silk and purple velvet. Jackson Bros, Leeds & Armley set of brass instruments. The pen has a bone handle and is of the type patented by J Parkes & Co. The compass and dividers also seem to be based on a Parkes patent design. They would have been intended for student use. The form of extension bar for the compass is unusual. They are in excellent condition considering their age, the small brass lead holder still retains two leads. The case itself is solid; however some of the leather has worn away. If you have any questions please contact me All items are sent recorded delivery Material: Brass, Period: 1800 to 1900, Type: Drawing Tools/ Set

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