Gunner's Calipers by Blunt
Gunner's Calipers by Blunt

Gunner's Calipers by Blunt

c. 1800 England

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£1,350 gbp
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A Georgian brass gunner's calipers finely engraved 'Quantity of Powder for filling the chambers of Brass Mortars & Howitzers' to one side, and 'Brass Guns Proof Service' and 'Iron Guns Proof Service' to the other sides, hinged from '0-180' degrees, a 12 inch rule and set with steel tips.
English circa 1800.
Thomas Blunt was the son of a Surrey shoemaker and was apprenticed in 1760 to Edward Nairne. He was free of the Spectaclemakers’ Company in 1771 and formed the well known partnership of Nairne and Blunt in 1774. Blunt appears in various directories by himself from 1801, his address was 22 Cornhill London.
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