British Captain's Brass Sextant with Case

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$249.00
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Dimensions & Weight:
8 inches (20.3 cm) tall, 8 1/4 inches (21.0 cm) wide, and 4 1/4 inches (10.8 cm) deep
3 1/2 pounds (1.6 kg)

Product Features:
Beautiful full-scale reproduction of the British Captain's 6-inch Nautical Sextant
Crafted from solid brass and marked with a unique serial number
Custom engravable brass plaques are available for the case

Full Description:
This Stanley London® premium quality Captain's sextant is a beautiful full-scale reproduction of the British Captain's 6-inch radius vernier readout brass nautical sextant.  Each sextant is expertly crafted from solid brass and marked with a unique serial number.  The sextant has an accurately divided German Silver scale, and a gear driven 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 sextant's telescope has polished glass lenses and produces a sharp magnified image.  The index mirror has three recessed adjustments.  There are six tinted swing-arm filters with heavy brass filter mounts.  On the back of the sextant is a hardwood handle with a thick brass plaque engraved "Stanley London 1920" and the unique serial number.

The sextant comes with a beautiful felt-lined hardwood case with an inlaid brass oval marked "Nautical Sextant, Stanley London, 1920."  The case has two front clasps and a brass handle, and the corners are inlaid with splines.  The hardwood case can be fitted with a custom engraved brass plaque either on the outside of the case, on the inside lid, or both.  The sextant is 8 inches (20.3 cm) tall, 8 1/4 inches (21.0 cm) wide, and 4 1/4 inches (10.8 cm) deep.  The sextant weighs 3 1/2 pounds (1.6 kg), the felt lined hardwood case weighs 3 pounds (1.4 kg).  While this sextant is fully functional, it does not come with a certificate of calibration and is not intended for navigation.

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