Lot 1403 (The Clocks, Scientific & Musical Instruments Auction, 1st February 2019)
Sold for £50
SIR W. THOMPSON'S AZIMUTH MIRROR,
by Henry Hughes & Son, Marine Opticians and Manufacturers, London, in original wooden box
Note: Used with a compass, this device enables the operator to take celestial and terrestrial bearings. By means of a mirror and a lens, the azimuth mirror allows both the compass's direction and the object in question to be seen at the same time and in the same direction.
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