A cased brass sextant, 19th century, the index arm stamped with maker's mark indistinct, the frame with mahogany handle, mirrors and telescope, the index arm adjusted by tangent screw with silvered vernier fine read out, the brass top plate to the box insc
A good 19th century sextant in shaped mahogany case. The instrument made with ebony frame, ivory arc and gilt brass fittings by Watkins & Hill, Charing cross, London. Inscription reads 'Presented to James Boys by T Whitehead. Length 32 cm
A Victorian Simpson & Roberts brass sextant with various coloured filters, lenses, etc., the dial with an inlaid silver scale and engraved maker's name and address '31 Strand St., Liverpool', shaped ebonised handle, the fitted case with retailer's label to
Early 20th C. sextant by J. Coombes, Devonport, UK. Lacquered brass frame with adjustable telescopic socket, seven shades and mirrors, the arc with an engraved silver scale, radius 25 cm. Case with fitted accessories, certificate of Examination inside lid
A brass sextant, Barry, London, 19th century, the T-shaped frame with scale and vernier, mirror, telescopic sights, two sets of interchangeable filters, magnifier and brass index arm, mahogany fitted case 21 cm Radius
A Husun sextant, made by Henry Hughes, London for John Bliss of New York , 1939. This was the model most commonly used by the Royal Navy during World War II, complete in box with original accessories including bottle of oil and owner's discharge and shippi
A late 19th century Vernier sextant with original Kew Observatory, Richmond, Surrey certificate dated 1897, the sextant with a 6 1/2' radius by a and N.C.S.L. Divided on silver and reading to 10'. Fitted in a mahogany case, the lid engraved with the owner'
An early 20th century Carey of London Vernier sextant with the original certificate from the National Kew Observatory Richmond Surrey, serial number 3110, the brass frame is Japanned with venire adjustable tangent screw and clamp, 6 1/2' radius named Carey