Brass Bridge Frame Sextant by Troughton
- Sold for:
- Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2502
- Date / Time :
- May 01, 2010 10:00AM
Brass Bridge Frame Sextant by Troughton, London, No. 1302, the lacquered brass frame and wooden handle with 9-inch limb, inlaid silver scale calibrated 0-145 and silver vernier with magnifier on 3-inch adjustable arm, telescope attachment with additional eyepieces and horizon and sun shades in a fitted mahogany box with recessed carrying handles, brass plate inscribed R. Birch, R.N. and National Physical Laboratory inspection card dated 14th of January, 1926, inside the lid.
Age consistent discoloration on lacquered brass, most components still with the instrument.