12-01-2012 12-01-2012
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
2623M Marlborough
December 1, 2012 10:00 AMCalender

Henry Hughes & Son 7-inch Brass Sextant

Auction: Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2623M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: December 01, 2012 10:00AM


Henry Hughes & Son 7-inch Brass Sextant, London, pierced frame marked Henry Hughes & Son, 59 Fenchurch St. London, inset silvered scale calibrated 0-140, index arm with fine adjustment knob, vernier and magnifier, multiple sun shades, horizon mirror and eyepiece, a 3 3/4-in. dry card compass marked in the boss Negus New York, cardinal points in block lettering and outer ring calibrated 0-360, the brass outer ring marked E. S. Ritchie & Sons Inc, Boston, 103190, gimbaled and housed in a wood box.
Estimate $600-800


Henry Hughes, London, E. S. Ritchie & Sons Inc