A large floor standing turquoise inlaid brass Astrolabe, with an elaborate tilted single plate engraved with various constellations, astrological symbols and calligraphic script, underneath a slender rule, mounted on matching engraved tripod base, approxim
A boxed brass model sextant, later 20th century, with the appearance of a ship's navigation instrument, and housed in a hinged and brass trimmed timber box; unmarked. Height 9 cm. Width 19 cm. Depth 19 cm
A small collection of ivory and whalebone measuring instruments and rulers, 19th century, the ivory pencil made by A. Tornaghi & Co. Sydney; the larger folding carpenters ruler inscribed Edgar Banks, Morden House, Lewisham S.E., the ivory ruler 31.5 cm
A novelty silver miniature ship's navigation lamp table lighter, complete with a blue glass lens, the lamp incorporates a detachable nozzle to insert the burning spirit and hold the wick. Birmingham 1909 by Lawrence Emanuel. Height 9.5 cm
A Troughton and Simms ships Navigation instrument Used for redrawing large maps to small scale 19th century with London makers stamp, with original case. BandW photograph and letter with the item, postmarked 1878 box length 63 cm
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