FINE EARLY 19TH CENTURY BOX SEXTANT

FINE EARLY 19TH CENTURY BOX SEXTANT

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RARE ENGLISH BOX SEXTANT HAVING GOLD SCALE & VERNIER READING TO 1 MINUTE OF ARC., SCALE -3 DEGREES TO 138 DEGREES, SIGNED: WATKINS. CHARING CROSS, LONDON ( FRANCIS OR JEREMIAH ) GOOD ORIGINAL GOLD LACQUER, EARLY DIAGONAL KNURLING, SINGLE INTURNAL FILTER, SLIDING PINHOLE SIGHT & RED FILTER. I'VE NEVER HAD OR SEEN A GOLD SCALED BOX SEXTANT BEFORE. THIS SEXTANT WAS NEVER MENT TO HAVE A TELESCOPE, ANOTHER EARLY FEATURE. VERY GOOD CONDITION, ORIGINAL LEATHER CASE. BRASS CASE 3" INCHES DIAMETER

Circa

1820

Country of manufacture

UK and Ireland

Categories: Navigational instruments, Surveying Instruments & Mining

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Mike Read Antique Sciences

Based in Lelant, near St Ives, Cornwall, I have been trading since 1979, buying and selling scientific instruments and nautical antiques. Over the years I have acquired many rare and wonderful items for the trade and collectors alike. I hope this continues. Mike Read. Email: michaelread060@gmail.com

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