Authentic Models Sextant in Case

Authentic Models Sextant in Case

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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.

Dimensions:
W 15cm x L 15cm x H 8cm