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F. FUSELLI CLINOMETER (MRA 103)
- Year of manufacture: Undetermined
- Made in Italy
- Condition (In our opinion): 7.5/10
- Item Code: MRA 103
The F. Fuselli Company is a renowned name in manufacturing nautical instruments since its inception in 1918. The firm was established by Francesco Fuselli in Genoa, Italy; they specialized in manufacturing and repairing nautical magnetic compasses. The Fuselli name denoted guaranteed high quality products and reliable naval instruments, hence, the Fassio brothers who took over the company in 1961 retained the name of the company. It continued to establish its time honored mark in the world of nautical instruments and the Francesco Fuselli di F.lli. Fassio SNC maintained the quality of their products. The company exists till date and has met the challenges put forth by time, by developing advance techniques, diverse and precision instruments, especially on-demand in Italian naval market.
On offer here is the F. Fuselli Clinometer, which is an instrument which determines the tilt, depression or elevation angle of an object with respect to gravity. It has been assigned various names including inclinometer, tilt meter, gradiometer, level gauge, slope alert, etc. It uses three different units namely: degrees, percent and topo to determine the decline or incline.
Clinometers have been used for various purposes such as determining latitude, angle of Earth’s magnetic field, surveying, in civil engineering projects, for determining slope of objects, for nautical and aircraft coordinators, etc.
The present item is a simple observatory oil damped antique marine ship clinometer made of brass. It is present in an overall good condition, the gauge works fine, and however, there are slight scratches on the brass body and the rear of the clinometer. The item holds an antique value and can be used in any marine themed décor to add a nautical depth to it.
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