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Heath & Co. Boxed Sextant

Auction:
2802T
Lot:
1130
Sold for:
$215$175

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2802T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
April 21, 2015 12:00PM

Description:

Heath & Co. Boxed Sextant, New Eltham, London, no. P46, model Hezzanith with pierced frame, quick release index arm, inset silvered scale calibrated 0-130, vernier knob calibrated 0-55 for fine adjustment, sun shades, horizon mirror, all in a fitted mahogany box with certificate of examination reading The "Hezzanith" Instrument works, with additional eyepieces.
Estimate $300-500

corrosion on instrument frame, and flocking deterioration on box posts.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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