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Georg Zorn, Compasso da bombardieri
Georg Zorn, Gunner’s compasses

Augsburg 1618
Gilt brass; length 42 cm
Florence, Istituto e Museo di Storia della Scienza, inv. 2510

This compasses could be used for surveying. It was acquired in Germany by Prince Mattias de’ Medici in the first half of the 17th century.