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Box for filar telescope micrometer

Made
Box, for filar telescope micrometer, wood / metal, made by E Esdaile, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1940-1950.

A stained wooden storage box for the telescope filar micrometer. There is a hinged door with a brass lock plate in the front of the box. A rope handle is attached to two metal fittings on the top of the box. The inside of the box is fitted with timber runners for two drawers. The door has two circular recesses on the interior to accommodate the drawer handles when the door is closed.

Summary

Object No.

H10007-1

Object Statement

Box, for filar telescope micrometer, wood / metal, E Esdaile, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1940-1950, used at Sydney Observatory, New South Wales, Australia

Physical Description

Box, for filar telescope micrometer, wood / metal, made by E Esdaile, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1940-1950.

A stained wooden storage box for the telescope filar micrometer. There is a hinged door with a brass lock plate in the front of the box. A rope handle is attached to two metal fittings on the top of the box. The inside of the box is fitted with timber runners for two drawers. The door has two circular recesses on the interior to accommodate the drawer handles when the door is closed.

Dimensions

Height

226 mm

Width

324 mm

Depth

328 mm

Production

Notes

The box was made by E Esdaile of 24 Hunter St, Sydney New South Wales, Australia in c.1945.

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Harvard

Box for filar telescope micrometer 2021, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 28 February 2021, <https://ma.as/230512>

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