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Brass and Ivory Sextant by D. Eggert & Son

Auction:
2502
Lot:
521
Sold for:
$652$550

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2502
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 01, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Brass and Ivory Sextant by D. Eggert & Son, New York, with 8-in. limb with vernier and thumb-screw adjustment, inset bone scale and marked U.S. Navy 13126, sun shades, telescope attachments, wooden handle and walnut keystone box with printed paper label marked Nautical Instrument, D. Eggert & Son, 239 Pearl Street, New York.
Estimate $400-600

lacquered brass discolored, one rod foot off the instrument but with the lot.

Keywords

United States Navy, Brass instruments, Celestial navigation, Measuring instruments, Sextant