A beautiful, intricate instrument with an interesting and ancient history.
Charming sextant as used by Victorian explorers and surveyors. Intricate and semi-functional, it has all the pieces needed to shoot the sun. Defining the angle of sun and stars with the horizon was an important way to navigate and survey. Comes with decorative wooden box.
Brass and glass sextant.
Box is 6" wide, 3 1/4" high.