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QANTAR, ANTHONY England, c.1671, apprenticed to John Brown 6 in the Joiners' Company in 1664; free in the Company in 1671. Crawforth 7.
QUARE, DANIEL 1 England, 1649-1724, MIM PHIM Altitude Sundial = FIN-225; Analemmatic Sundial, 1707 = Soth. 3/11/63; Pillar Barometers = VCW, KEN, OXF, FLO (2), Hampton Court, Wakefield Plantation, Va., Philadelphia Museum of Art; Gloucester Museum, Meteorological Office, Bracknell, D.(1974) (No.28), Christie 12/7/75 (No.64), Soth. 6/27/74 (No.114), VAA, P.C., etc. Watch movement = ADL-A182; Angle Barometer = Hampton Court. admitted as a Brother into the Clockmakers' Company, April 3, 1671; Master of the Company, 1708; received first English patent for a barometer in 1695; watch and clockmaker. Kings Arms, Change Alley, London. Taylor 1(350) & 2(106); Goodison 1 and 6; Symonds; Clay and Court; J. Brown 3; G. Bell; Michel 3; Stevens and Aked; Daumas 1; Dewhirst; USNM; Middleton 1; RSW.
QUARE, DANIEL 2 England, 1708, apprenticed to his father, Daniel Quare 1, in the Clockmakers' Company, 1708. J. Brown 3.
QUARTIER see Sibenmann and Quartier. USNM.
QUEEN AND CO., INC. USA, fl.1893-1912, MIM NIM OIM PHIM SIM Wye Levels = GUR, Franklin Institute, Philadelphia, Pa.; Transit = GUR. Philadelphia, Pa. Smart 1; USNM.
QUEEN, JAMES W. USA, 1815-90, MIM NIM OIM SIM Level = Warren County Historical Society, Pa.; Surveyor's Compass = Nebraska State Historical Society, Lincoln. he took Samuel L. Fox as a partner in 1860, the firm was James W. Queen and Co. until 1870 when Queen retired. 48 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, Pa. (1839-60). Smart 1; Moskowitz 102; USNM.
QUEEN, JAMES W., AND CO. USA, fl.1860-70, MIM NIM OIM SIM Surveyor's Compasses = GUR, D.(1967), Pugsley Sale; Dip Needle = D.(1971); Telescope = Chicago Historical Society, Ill.; etc. James W. Queen and Samuel L. Fox; Queen retired in 1870 ; most of the instruments were probably made by W. and L.E. Gurley at this late date. 924 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, Pa. and New York, N.Y. Smart 1; Moskowitz 102; RSW.
QUEEN-GRAY CO. USA, fl.1912-25, MIM NIM OIM SIM John G. Gray; successors to Queen and Co.; firm stopped at Gray's death in 1925. Philadelphia, Pa. Smart 1.
QUESLIN, MAISON CHEVALLIER France, c.1810, OIM PHIM Stick Barometer = Soth. 10/3/88; Telescope = Gersaint 7/20/96. "Maison Chevallier, l'In. Queslin Opt." 1 rue de la Bourse, Paris. RSW.
QUEUE, DANIEL misreading for Daniel Quare. Daumas 1.
QUEYRAT France, c.1720, MIM Butterfield-type Sundial = Soth. 12/1/75. Paris. RSW.
QUICK, PAUL England, 1737, MIM Wall Sundial, 1737 = Zennor Church. Zennor, Cornwall. R. Wallington, Country Life, 7/24/75.
QUILLET France, fl.1750-89, MIM SIM Graphometer = D.(1976); Field Compass = NUR; Sector = Soth.-S 10/19/87; Etui of Drawing Instruments = Soth. 4/18/88. Paris. Daumas 1; Nachet; RSW.
QUIN 1 England, pre-1802, PHIM hygrometer maker; partner with Robert Atkins. London. McConnell 4.
QUIN 2 England, c.1814, PHIM Wheel Barometer = Soth. 5/14/87. probably either James or George Quin. London. RSW.
QUIN AND ATKINS England, c.1840, MIM PHIM Hydrometer = Auction Sale, London, 1960; Mathematical Instrument = WHI. London. Taylor 2(2215a).
QUIN, JAMES AND GEORGE England, 1814, PHIM Hydrometers = Chelsea Fair, 1973 (1814), STM. London. RSW.
QUINCEY, J. USA, fl.1783-86, MIM Octant = USNM. ship owner or master, pre-1786; established as mathematical instrument maker in New York; succeeded by John Greenwood in 1786; presumed to have returned to Mass.; octant (perhaps an import) was later sold or repaired by William Hooker, New York, N.Y. Mass.; 199 Water Street, New York, N.Y. (1786); Mass.? Smart 1; USNM; Bedini 14; D.J. Warner 10.
QUINCY see Davenport, Quincy and Co. USNM; RSW.
QUINGNET variant spelling for Coignet. RSW.
QUINIET, AEGIDIUS see Aegidius Coignet.
QUINNIET, AEGIDIUS Belgium, fl.1554-80, MIM Theodolite, 1557 = BMR; Astronomical Compendium = D.(1986); Astrolabes = Ecouen (CLU) (1557) (ICA 2-222), OXF (1560) (ICA 2-224), BM (ICA 2-225), ROM (1556). signed "Aegidius Quinniet Antwerpianus faciabat ao 1557"; varied spellings include Coignet, Quingnet, Cuniet, etc. Antwerp. Zinner 1; Wynter 1; Rooseboom 1; Price 1, 2 and 3; Ward 4; ICA 2; Gunther 1 and 6; Michel 1, 3 and 7; Cluny Cat.; Belgian Inventory; Namur; Evans 1; Société Belge; Guye and Michel; Brieux 2; RSW.
QUINQUERNAL, ANTOINE, AND ROVERELLI Italy, c.1770, MIM Hodometer = FLO-502. Antoine Quinquernal and Aloys Roverelli. Florence. Michel 3.
QUINSEY, G. England, PHIM Stick Barometer = Bolling Hall Museum, Bradford (stolen Sept. 1990). Keighley. Goodison 1; M.A.D. Sept. 1990.

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