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Brass 8-inch Radius Sextant by A. Harlimann

Auction:
2502
Lot:
523
Sold for:
$178$150

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

Description:

Brass 8-inch Radius Sextant by A. Harlimann, Paris, dated 1957, flat bar frame, inset silver scale with the radius marked A. Harlimann a Paris, 1957 and G. Lunti a Marseille and Marcechal Floriano, the index arm with micrometer thumbscrew adjustment and magnifier, sun shades, and horizon mirror and mahogany handle, all on brass rod feet.
Estimate $150-300

instrument in old tarnished surface, lacking sighting telescope, thumbscrew lock and carrying case.

Keywords

Paris, Marcechal Floriano, Marseille, Celestial navigation, Measuring instruments, Micrometer, Sextant, Thumbscrew