Mining engineer's survey compass.
Table model for drawing on maps.
Missing hand, glass and pin.
Side marking, "Société de recherche et d'expédition minières".
Chevallier engineer's house, optician, 15 Place du Pont neuf in Paris.
Listed in 1820, Jean Gabriel Augustin Chevallier was awarded master's degree in 1796.
Worked with his son and son-in-law at the address.
Born in 1778, died in 1848.
Worked for mining companies.
Uncommon, even rare model, which has some stated defects but deserves to be
In its patina.
Belonged, as well as the floating compass on sale on the site, to the same mining engineer.
Very protected shipping with tracking.
- Miners dial
- Manufacturer/ Brand
- Model/ Name
- DE TABLE
- Estimated Period
- Early 19th century
- Country of Origin
- Fair condition - heavily used & with possibly minor parts missing
- 3×14.5×26.5 cm