Wooden octant signed John Uring London

Large wooden octant of HADLEY type with 2 inputs with sighting pinnules and 1 set of 2 movable filters.

Without handle for holding the instrument which will come later.

Signed by John Uring in activity between 1735 and 1771.

Dimensions : 51,3 cm high x 42,5 cm width

References:

- similar to the Getty Museum

- similar also ill. p. 112 "The Marine Antiquarian" Jean Randier and ill. p. 97 "The Instrument of Marine" Jean Randier.

Nota : John Hadley (1682-1744) was the inventor of this type of octant with wooden limbs with "transverse" divisions.

London c. 1750.

Reference : D/TB

Price on request.

 

Wooden octant signed John Uring London made circa 1750.

Wooden octant signed John Uring London made circa 1750.

Wooden octant signed John Uring London made circa 1750.

Wooden octant signed John Uring London made circa 1750.

Wooden octant signed John Uring London made circa 1750.

Wooden octant signed John Uring London made circa 1750.

Wooden octant signed John Uring London made circa 1750.

Wooden octant signed John Uring London made circa 1750.

Wooden octant signed John Uring London made circa 1750.