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Ebony 16-inch Radius Vernier Octant

Auction:
2314
Lot:
599
Sold for:
$206$175

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

Description:

Ebony 16-inch Radius Vernier Octant, with brass index arm, pinhole sight, mirror and filters, on brass feet, (lacking scales, maker's plaque and reflector).
Estimate $200-300

Keywords

Celestial navigation, Measuring instruments, Octant, Reflecting instrument, Reflector