Draughting set

Maker and role
A. G. Thornton Limited, Manufacturer
Champtaloup and Edmiston, Distributor
Production date
Circa 1915

Object detail

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Production period
A black leatherette case (made of leather and wood) with Royal blue silk top lining and navy blue flocking. Box is fitted with a single brass push latch and 2 steel hinges. The set consists of compass with interchangeable pen, pencil and divider parts, points, friction dividers and scribes. -2 6" compass adjustable with point on one side and lead on other. -3 6" dividers with points at both ends. -4 6" Stylus with dark green wooden handle. -5 5" Stylus with dark green wooden handle. -6 4" compass extension. -7 Nickel-stylus extension. -8 3½" Dividers/Compass. -9 2" Dividers extension. -10 2" Compass extension. -11 2" Dividers extension. -12 Cylindrical holder for points. -13 Screwdriver.
Credit Line
A. G. Thornton Limited et al. Circa 1915. Draughting set, 2006.16. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).


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