Proportional Dividers

1994/005

Proportional dividers

SKU: 1994/005 Categories: ,

Description

Proportional dividers in brass with scales and sliding adjustment. Used for reducing and enlarging drawings in given proportions and scale of circles and for dividing the circumference of a circle into a given number of equal parts.

Additional information

Acquisition Number

1994/005

Item Type

Short Description

Proportional dividers

Manufactured by

Date of Manufacture

c. 1885

Sub-items

Case marked "W & D Ltd"

Supporting Items

None

Makers Number

None

Marks

"W & D Ltd"

Dimensions (mm)

165 x 15 x 6

Donor

Date Donated

October 1994

Materials

Brass and Steel

Condition

Fair (extensive water damage to case (2005))

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