Watkins & Hill Double-frame Brass Sextant
Charing Cross London, Watkins & Hill Brass-frame Sextant (1822-1856) double A-frame with silvered scale calibrated 0-150, sliding index arm with vernier scale and magnifier.
9 1/2 inches
Country of manufacture
UK and Ireland
Double A-frame cased Charing Cross London, Watkins & Hill Brass-frame Sextant (1822-1856) silvered scale calibrated 0-150, sliding index arm with vernier scale and magnifier, multiple sunshades, horizon mirror, and rosewood handle all in a fitted mahogany box with additional eyepiece.
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Paul J Decoste
Based in West Newbury, Massachusetts, Paul J DeCoste has been in business since 1974, dealing in Scientific and Marine items. He has sourced important scientific instruments for major museums, including the Smithsonian, Harvard, and the Peabody Essex Museum. Paul also specialises in Americana and early metals, glass and pottery. Paul is a member of the Antique Dealers Association of America, all items are guaranteed genuine and as described.