Antique Octant by W.Gerrard, Liverpool.
Antique Octant by W. Gerrard, Liverpool.
The finely engraved silver escutcheon plate mounted on the top of the box reads - THE SAMUELSON PRIZE presented to JOHN OLIVER ARNOLD for proficiency in PHYSICAL SCIENCE June 1876.
Front side of the antique octant with telescopes, eye piece filters and accessories.
A close up of the antique octant showing silver scale and engraved makers name.
Exterior of the hardwood octant carrying case / storage box.
Reverse side of the antique octant and accessories.
Close up of engraved silver escutcheon.