Very fine and complete sextant of black painted brass in original case. The inside is simply but effectively furnished. The platinum scale, graduated from -5 to 135 degrees, set in a brass arc. Made by Haecke in Neukölln. In the handle is a crown with the letter M and number 1634, the same number as in the case. Case with brass parts.
HWL case: 13.5×29.5×27 cm
HW sextant: 25×23.5 cm
Signed: H. Haecke Neukölln 7141
Condition: in good and complete condition
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Welcome to the catalogue of Archipel International Maritime Gallery, specialist in nautical antiques and collectables.
Archipel International Maritime Galery in the Netherlands, sets itself to maritime objects, globes and sea charts of before 1900. The managing director worked as officer with the mercantile marine and the Royal Navy. As curator he was connected to one of the University Museums in the Netherlands. As seaman and curator he has a lot of knowledge of naval history. The entire Archipel collection can be found at the site Archipel-img.com.