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Two 19th Century Sextants

Auction:
3205T
Lot:
1476
Sold for:
$369$300

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Auction:
Discovery - 3205T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
February 13, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Two 19th Century Sextants, a 14-in. with name plaque reading "Wilkinson & Sons/London" and an 11-in. marked "Spencer/Barrett & Co.," both with ebony frames and brass index arms.

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Estimate $200-300


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

barrett & co, Celestial navigation, Equipment, Measuring instruments, Natural sciences, Physical sciences, Sextant, Watch, London

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