This marine ship's pocket Sextant is very skillfully made. The wooden case measures overall 6" inches in length x 6" width and is 3.25" inches tall. The manufacturer is Authentic Models.
The marine ship's pocket sextant is made of solid brass and the case is wood with brass accents.
Charming pocket sextant as used by Victorian explorers and surveyors. Intricate and semi-functional, it has all the pieces needed to shoot the sun. A sextant defined latitude. A clock longitude. Defining the angle of Sun and Stars with the horizon was an important way to navigate and survey. A beautiful intricate little instrument with an interesting and ancient history.
This ship's pocket sextant is the perfect size for an executive desk.
- Size: Case is 6" L x 6" W x 3.25" H
- Manufacturer: Authentic Models
- Material: Solid brass
- Includes: Wooden display case
- Ships: UPS