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Brass 9-inch Radius Sextant by Graham & Parkes

Auction:
2314
Lot:
601
Sold for:
$294$250

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

Description:

Brass 9-inch Radius Sextant by Graham & Parkes, Liverpool, with silvered scale divided 0-150, index arm with tangent-screw vernier, clamp and magnifier, rosewood handle, two interchangeable telescopic sights, mirror, magnifier and seven filters, in mahogany case with label of The A. Lietz Co., 632-34 Commercial St., San Francisco and a 1944 receipt for the sale of a used Graham and Parkes octant (sic) by Baker, Lyman & Co. Inc., New Orleans.
Estimate $300-500

Keywords

The A. Lietz Co., New Orleans, Baker, Lyman & Co. Inc., Celestial navigation, Measuring instruments, Octant, Sextant, Tangent