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Antique Maritime Sextant, Brass, Naval, C.1900

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This is an antique maritime sextant. An English, brass admiralty three circle naval instrument, by J.Coombes of Devonport, dating to the Victorian period, circa 1900.

Appealing Victorian scientific instrument
Displays a desirable aged patina
Brass shows sought after weathering and great patination
Mahogany box in good order with fine grain interest

Radius sextant moves around its arc to aid navigation
Vernier adjustment with pleasingly knurled edges
Folding UV filters to protect against daytime sunlight
Broad mahogany handle to base for a secure grip in all weathers

Inscribed 'J.Coombes. Opticians & Admiralty Agent, Devonport'
Carry case dressed with fascinating rotating latches
Supplied with three original viewing scopes
Some wear to the legend and evidence of a post repair
Reseller's label to interior reads 'George Lee & Son, Portsmouth

This antique maritime sextant is an interesting example of Victorian naval instrument manufacture, with appealing brass construction and mechanical detail. Ideal for an office desk or as a display piece for those of a maritime background. Delivered waxed, polished and ready for the home.

Max Width: 24.5cm (9.75'')
Max Depth: 22.5cm (8.75'')
Max Height: 10cm (4'')

Box Width: 27cm (10.75'')
Box Depth: 26cm (10.25'')
Box Height: 12.5cm (5'')

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Our Ref: 18.6514
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£595.00  UK
$753.03  USA
690.26  EU
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Datec.1900  Early 20th Century Antiques MaterialBrass OriginEnglish MakerJ.Coombes of Devonport Item codeas272a4279 / 18.6514 StatusSold

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