Lot 451
Civil War Era Engineering Instruments
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Mid-19th century, to include: iron dividers (7-1/4 in.); an ivory scale for distances in several units, this being stamped "WD 1426," indicating possible War Department issue (12-3/8 in.) (chipped corner); a cased tool set with a brass protractor, the lid with a brass name plate crudely engraved "Wm Dickinson" (1 x 8 x 4-1/2 in.) (chips and paint splashes on case, lacking two instruments).

Private North Carolina Civil War Collection