Very Rare Floating Log Current Meter c.1850 – Edward Massey

A very rare and beautiful collectable instrument

Comes encased in it’s original box with the trade label for W.F. Stanley

Designed by Edward Massey c.1850 and manufactured by Stanley London

This unique instrument is used to measure the speeds of tides or currents as well as being used in surveys for measuring lakes

5 dials for feet and miles, a cigar-shaped brass float and registering wheel work with a very light rotator which will revolve in the slowest currents

Featured in T Sharp’s illustrated book Distance Run – The Story of the Patent Ships Log you will find this instrument illustrated on Pg 139, as a free copy will be included

In great condition considering its age and use


Box: 70cm length x 20cm depth x 8cm height

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