MPS C V 39


Museum: Mathematisch-Physikalischer Salon, on display, Online Collection

Title: Gunner's sight and gauge scale

Inventory number: MPS C V 39

Date: 1602-1633, (probably Dresden around 1620)

Material and technique: Brass, gold-plated, engraved, punched

Dimensions: Height = 29,5 cm, width = 10,1 cm, depth = 7,5 cm

Notes: Vertical scales on three sides for stone up to 35, for iron up to 125 and for inches 0...10 with 1/2, 1/4 and 1/16 division

Inscription: "Eysen Kugel" and "Stein Kugel"

ReferencesDrechsler, Adolph: Katalog der Sammlung des Königl. mathematischen-physikalischen Salons zu Dresden, Dresden 1874, A 36 IV 45.