07-14-2012 07-14-2012
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2605B Boston
July 14, 2012 10:00 AMCalender

Boxed Brass Sextant

Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2605B Location: Boston Date / Time: July 14, 2012 10:00AM


Boxed Brass Sextant, England, brass frame and wood handle with 10 1/2-in. radius, inlaid silver scale calibrated 0-155 and silver vernier with magnifier on 3-in. adjustable arm, telescope attachment with additional eyepieces and horizon and sun shades in a fitted mahogany box with carrying handles and metallic plate to top impressed "D.R. Gribble," interior label from "J. Sewill, Chronometer Manufacturer 61 South Castle St. Liverpool."
Estimate $400-600


United Kingdom