Waywiser, British, 1771-1800

Made:
1771-1800 in Fleet Street
maker:
George Adams
Waywiser, British, 1771-1800 (odometer) Waywiser, British, 1771-1800 (odometer) Waywiser, British, 1771-1800 (odometer)

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Waywiser by George Adams, Fleet Street, London, 1771-1800. Marked in poles, furlongs and miles.

Details

Category:
Surveying
Object Number:
1914-895
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), glass, metal (unknown), steel (metal) and mahogany (wood)
Measurements:
overall: 70 mm x 382 mm x 151 mm, 1.455kg
type:
odometer
credit:
Court, Thomas Henry