Antique Army & Navy Technical Drawing Set, Wooden Box, Geometry Maths Architects (1696)
A rare late 19th century Army & Navy Cooperative Stores Limited technical architects maths and geometry set. It is housed in a beautifully figured wooden box with brass top plate and escutcheon. The lock works and opening the lid reveals a fitted blue velvet interior. The top tray has the technical drawing instruments and this lifts out to reveal the straight edged instruments. The folding rule and the parallel rule are marked for Army & Navy CSL as is the turned pen in the top tray. Feel free to ask for specific detail on any of the items you can see in the images and I will do my best to help.
Box with wear, marks and fading to the front edge - some veneer losses and age related splits. One spring divider missing, the others without the wheel nuts. Pencil and one dip pen unlikely to be original. Wear and aging to the tools - if you are interested in the condition of a particular tool please ask and I will try an assist.
Depth: 16 cm ( 6 1/4 inch ) the case
Width: 20.5 cm ( 8 inch ) the case
Weight: 920 grams (before packing)
Stock Code: 1696 AP19-2
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