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Support board for filar telescope micrometer

Made
Component, support board for filar telescope micrometer, wood / metal, E Esdaile, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1940-1950.

A rectangular, wooden support board with a circular footing in the centre to hold the telescope filar micrometer in place. The wooden support board forms part of the storage box for the micrometer. Two brass hooks on the front of the board help it to slide in and out of the storage box. Between the brass hooks is a metal nameplate containing the manufacturer's details.

Summary

Object No.

H10007-3

Object Statement

Support board, 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

Component, support board for filar telescope micrometer, wood / metal, E Esdaile, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1940-1950.

A rectangular, wooden support board with a circular footing in the centre to hold the telescope filar micrometer in place. The wooden support board forms part of the storage box for the micrometer. Two brass hooks on the front of the board help it to slide in and out of the storage box. Between the brass hooks is a metal nameplate containing the manufacturer's details.

Marks

Nameplate of maker on baseboard, stamped and painted on metal 'E.ESDAILE/ INSTRUMENT MAKER/ 54 HUNTER ST, SYDNEY'.

Dimensions

Height

10 mm

Width

305 mm

Depth

305 mm

Production

Notes

The support board was made by E Esdaile of 24 Hunter St, Sydney New South Wales, Australia between 1940 and 1950.

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Harvard

Support board for filar telescope micrometer 2021, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 28 February 2021, <https://ma.as/230524>

Wikipedia

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