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Ultra Rare Brass Calculating Protractor By G.h. Whitescarver's 1 Of 2 That Exist

$1,300.99 or Best Offer 12d, 30-Day Returns

Seller: 1456716 (2,544) 100% Top-Rated Plus, Location: Royalston, Massachusetts, Ships to: US, Item: 291917889056 THIS IS AN ANTIQUE SOLID BRASS CALCUATING PROTRACTOR CREATED BY G. H. WHITESCAVER'S. IT IS ONE OF TWO KNOWN TO EXICT. IT IS A PROTOTYPE GRANTED A PATENT BY THE CONFEDERATE GOVERNMENT PATENT OFFICE IN RICHMOND, VIRGINIA IN1862. THEY WERE NEVER PRODUCED. THESE PATENTS WERE TRANSFERRED TO THE US PATENT OFFICE AFTER THE CIVIL WAR AND THIS PIECE IS # 119 ON THE LIST OF CONFEDERATE PATENTS. ( YOU CAN FIND THE NUMBER ON THE PATENT OFFICE WEB SITE. )DO TO ITS RARITY IT IS NOT PICTURED. HOWEVER. A BOOK IS IN THE WORKS ON THE CONFEDERATE PATENTS AND THE ONLY OTHER KNOWN EXISTING PIECE WILL BE PICTURED. HOW THIS RARE PIECE ENDED UP IN THE BOTTOM OF AN OLD MAN'S TOOL BOX OFFERED AT AUCTION I WILL NEVER KNOW. I'M SORRY BUT I HAVE NO OTHER INFORMATION ONHOW OR WHY IT GOT THEIR. SINCE I INITIALLY LISTED THIS PIECE I HAVE BEEN CONTACTED BY A FELLOW EBAY WHO MAY HAVE SOLD IT WITH HIS COLLECTION BACK IN 1995. IT IS A WONDERFUL PIECE READY TO BE THE CENTER PIECE YOUR COLLECTION. PLEASE SEE ALL THE PHOTOS FOR A CLOSE UP LOOK.THIS PIECE WILL BE SHIPPED FREE INSURED PRIORITY MAIL DOMESTIC ONLY. Condition: THIS PIECE IS IN EXCELLENT CONDITION FOR ITS AGE. I GAVE IT A CLEANING TO CHECK FOR ANY DEFECTS AND FOUND NONE., Material: BRASS, Provenance: PIECE WAS FIUND IN AN OLD MAN'S TOOL BOX

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