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Scientific, Technological and Mechanical Musical Instruments / A Jean-Baptiste-Nicolas Delure brass graphometer, French, circa 1700,

Lot 99
A Jean-Baptiste-Nicolas Delure brass graphometer,
French, circa 1700,
19 May 2015, 13:00 BST
London, Knightsbridge

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A Jean-Baptiste-Nicolas Delure brass graphometer, French, circa 1700,

Delure A Paris, the compass well engraved with cardinal points, in engraved and cut-away floral frame with 180 degree scale, open sights and alidade, in original shaped leather case, 9 1/2in (24cm) wide

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Jean-Baptiste–Nicolas Delure was a Master and Juror of the Corporation des Fondeurs and appointed Ingénieur du Roi to Louis XIV. He was also father-in-law to Nicolas Bion.

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