11-03-2005 11-03-2005
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Bolton MA
2314
November 3, 2005 10:00 AMCalender
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Lacquered-Brass Box Sextant with Presentation Engraving

$441$375
Auction: Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2314 Location: Bolton Date / Time: November 03, 2005 10:00AM

Description:

Lacquered-Brass Box Sextant with Presentation Engraving, by Troughton & Simms, London, with silvered scale divided 0-140, vernier index arm with magnifier, pinhole sight, filter and reflector (no telescope), the lid engraved Awarded to Gent. Cadet James B. Edwards for Proficiency in Surveying., R.M. Academy, December, 1852, dia. 2 3/4 in.
Estimate $300-500

Keywords

London, James B. Edwards, R.M. Academy