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9-inch Radius Brass Lattice-Pattern Sextant

Auction:
2345
Lot:
48
Sold for:
$558$475

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2345
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
July 29, 2006 10:00AM

Description:

9-inch Radius Brass Lattice-Pattern Sextant, with silvered vernier scale divided 0-150°, lattice-pattern frame, ebony handle, four telescopic tubes, mirror and colored filters, (maker's name polished out), in mahogany keystone case with remains of original label.
Estimate $300-400

Keywords

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