Clinometer for artillery - Brass - circa 1900

Description
Clinometer for artillery - Brass - circa 1900
France

Very rare instrument that was put on the barrel of a cannon for precision targeting. Model 1888-1900. In original mahogany box (Dim. 18.5 x 15.5 x 3 cm) can be used double-sided. Scale in degrees and minutes. Adjustable spirit level on middle-arm. Description of how to use it (from 2008) is included in French.

Lot details
Object
Clinometer for artillery
Material
Brass
Estimated Period
circa 1900
Country of Origin
France
Condition
Excellent condition - barely used with minimal signs of aging & wear
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