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SEXTANT IN MAHOGANY TRAVELLING BOX W. F. CANNON
SKU: 152



SEXTANT IN MAHOGANY-WOODEN TRAVELLING BOX W. F. CANNON CA. 1850-1860

Elegant sextant in lattice frame carried out in brass.  
The instrument has been professionally polished and lacquered and is in excellent condition.  
The scale and vernier scale is very crisp, no wear, all calibrations perfectly legible with good scale magnifier.
The sextant has been fitted with:
Four colored sun glasses, three horizon glasses, telescopes, separate magnifying glass and eye cap.  
The mirrors are good and all colored filters are present, no chips or cracks, mint.  
Scale of 0 up to 120 degrees, with magnifying glass and vernier to 10 seconds.  
Scale partitioning and nonius from platinum.  
Made and signed by W.F. Cannon 175 High St. Shadwell London.  
Cannon was mainly a maker of quality sextants during the mid 19th Century ca. 1850-60.  
Nice mahogany-wooden case 28 x 24,5 x 12,5 cm.

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