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FS30: Two Day Fine Art Sale

A Rare Late 18th /Early 19th Century Cryptograph Folding Cipher Machine

Auction Lot FS30/719

A rare late 18th /early 19th century cryptograph folding cipher machine with fixed outer silvered dial divided into ninety sections each section with either a number, letter, word or part word, the inner revolving dial with rack and pinion lever wind divided into two scales, one numbered from ten to ninety nine, the inner scale divided into tenths from ten to ninety, with polished steel winding handle to the side, mounted in a red morocco leather case. 19cm diameter.

A Rare Late 18th /Early 19th Century Cryptograph Folding Cipher Machine (FS30/719) offered in our Two Day Fine Art Sale starting on 19th April 2016 at our salerooms in Exeter, Devon.

Lot Description

A rare late 18th /early 19th century cryptograph folding cipher machine with fixed outer silvered dial divided into ninety sections each section with either a number, letter, word or part word, the inner revolving dial with rack and pinion lever wind divided into two scales, one numbered from ten to ninety nine, the inner scale divided into tenths from ten to ninety, with polished steel winding handle to the side, mounted in a red morocco leather case. 19cm diameter.

Price Realised

£4,800

Department

Works of Art & Clocks

Fine Art Category

Objet de Vertu

Sale Information

FS30: Two Day Fine Art Sale
Tuesday, 19th April 2016
Wednesday, 20th April 2016

Okehampton Street, Exeter

This lot will be sold after 12:30pm on Wednesday, 20th April 2016 as part of the Works of Art and Clocks section of the sale.

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Okehampton Street, Exeter

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Important Notes

Weights and measurements are approximate guidelines only, unless otherwise stated to the contrary.

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