4-Inch Brass Sextant with Leather Case

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Dimensions & Weight:
5 inches (12.7 cm) tall, 4.25 inches (10.8 cm) wide, 2 5/8 inches (6.7 cm) deep
1 pound (454 grams)

Product Features:
Reproduction of a British Lifeboat Sextant used in emergencies for navigation
Available in a Polished Brass or Antique Patina Finish
Comes complete with a heavy 100% leather case

Full Description:
This is a beautifully made reproduction of a 4-inch radius British Lifeboat Sextant.  Each sextant is expertly crafted from solid brass and marked with a unique serial number.  This model is available with either a beautiful polished brass finish or an antique patina.  The sextant has an accurately divided German Silver scale, and a slow motion control for making small adjustments to the index arm.  A powerful magnifier can be swung into position to assist in reading the vernier scale.  The telescope has polished glass lenses and produces a sharp magnified image.  The mirror mounts are adjustable, and the index mirror has three recessed adjustments.  The sextant features four swing arm tinted glass filters.  On the back of the sextant is a turned hardwood handle.  A small brass plaque with can be custom engraved and mounted on the sextant handle.  The sextant measures 5 inches (12.7 cm) tall, 4.25 inches (10.8 cm) wide, 2 5/8 inches (6.7 cm) deep, and weighs over a pound (454 grams).  While these sextants are fully functional with properly aligned optics, they have not been calibrated and are not intended for navigation.  They are perfect for the collector or nautical enthusiast interested in learning celestial navigation.

The sextant comes complete with a thick 100 percent leather handmade case embossed "Stanley London."  The antique patina model comes with a distressed leather case, so the sextant and case to look like a 100-year old antique.  A beautiful handcrafted hardwood storage and display box is an optional purchase with the sextant and leather case.  The corners of the box are inlaid with light colored hardwood splines and the interior is lined with felt.  Although the inlaid brass diamond on top of the box cannot be engraved, a plaque can be affixed to the front base or inside lid of the box.

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