Gunner's perpendicular gilded brass sight

Made:
1800-1880 in Germany
maker:
Unknown

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Gunner's perpendicular sight with scales and plumb bob, gilded brass, unsigned, German, 1700-1830. Engraved with scales for Rhenish and Roman inches, gun bores and shot sizes.

Details

Category:
Optics
Object Number:
1880-197
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy) and gold plated (gilded)
type:
gunner's perpenticular
taxonomy:
  • component - object
  • sight - firearm component
credit:
Fulgence, Mons. (Paris)