Brass sextant in original wooden box - Brass, Wood

Brass sextant in original wooden box - Brass, Wood
Belgium - Second half 20th century

Bronze sextant on original wooden box
Second half of 20th century - Complete
A very beautiful optical instrument for a collection or as decoration.
A sextant is a nautical navigational instrument which measures the vertical angle between an astronomical object and the horizon. If the vertical angle, the date and time of day are known, the meridian can be calculated, thus the position in east-west direction on the earth's surface.

Dimensions Sextant
Length: 12.5 cm
Width: 12.5 cm
Height: 3.2 cm

Box dimensions:
Length: 15.5 cm
Width: 15.5 cm
Height: 8.5 cm

Lot details
Brass sextant in original wooden box
Brass, Wood
Estimated Period
Second half 20th century
Country of Origin
As new - unused
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