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OCTANT - 19th c. ebony and brass octant with etched ivory gradation, made by Spencer & Co. London and sold by Michael Rupp New York. Comes in mahogany...
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EBONY, BRASS AND IVORY OCTANT BY WALKER OF
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EBONY, BRASS AND IVORY OCTANT BY SPENCER,
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CASED EBONY, BRASS AND IVORY OCTANT, AND
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A 19TH CENTURY MARITIME OCTANT BY CRICHTON
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OCTANT - 19th c. ebony and brass octant with
etched ivory gradation, made by Spencer & Co. London and sold by Michael Rupp New York. Comes in mahogany box with interior label. 3 3/4" high, 12 1/2" wide, 11 1/2" deep, ... [more like this]
OCTANT - Fine 19th c. boxed ebony and brass
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A Rare Octant with Inlaid Ivory Scale G.
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18TH C OCTANT - Ebony Brass and Ivory Octant
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CASED MARINE OCTANT - A Dutch ebony, brass
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