Vernier sextant - Brass, Steel, Wood - First half 20th century

Description
Vernier sextant - Brass, Steel, Wood - First half 20th century
England

Maritime sextant of English craftmanship dating back to the early 20th century hallmarked “Heath & C. L. Crayford London”, complete with its wooden box with double waterproof closure and complete with key.

Please note that the magnifying glass of the index arm is missing and that the sun shadow of the reading scale is damaged.

Box size: 26 x 23 x 13 cm
Sextant size: 23 x 23 x 12 cm
Total weight 3.900 kg.

Lot details
Object
Vernier sextant
Material
Brass, Steel, Wood
Manufacturer/ Brand
Heath & Co Ltd, London
Estimated Period
First half 20th century
Country of Origin
England
Condition
Fair condition - heavily used & with possibly minor parts missing
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