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Box Sextant by Troughton & Simms Ltd.

Auction:
2345
Lot:
57
Sold for:
$294$250

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

Description:

Box Sextant by Troughton & Simms Ltd., London, No. 7315, with original bronzed finish, silvered arc with vernier divided 0-140°, magnifier, lacquered-brass telescope, and tables in lid, engraved Troughton & Simms Ltd., London and The Hughes Owens Co. Ltd., Montreal, dia. 2 1/2 in., in leather slip case.
Estimate $300-400

Keywords

Troughton & Simms Ltd., London, Montreal, The Hughes Owens Co. Ltd., Celestial navigation, Measuring instruments, Sextant, Troughton, Troughton & Simms