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6-inch Sextant by Liliput

Auction:
2502
Lot:
525
Sold for:
$178$150

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

Description:

6-inch Sextant by Liliput, NR354894, anodized three circle pattern frame with wooden handle, the limb marked Liliput, inlaid silver scale calibrated 0-160 degrees, silver vernier scale with thumb screw adjustment and magnifier on 3-inch limb, telescope attachments, eyepieces and horizon shades all in the original walnut box with carrying handle.
Estimate $250-450

Instrument has recieved excellent care.

Keywords

Celestial navigation, Measuring instruments, Sextant, Telescopes, Vernier scale