Antique Marine Sextant Made Heath Co Ltd. New Eltham London And Tested by Hezzanith Observatory

Antique Marine Sextant Made Heath Co Ltd. New Eltham London And Tested by Hezzanith Observatory

Explorer Antiques

Regular price $685.00 $548.00 Sale

Featured below is a rare example of genuine sextant used by explorers for navigation on the sea.This is an excellent brass 9 inch radius sextant made by Heath Co Ltd. New Eltham London and tested by Hezzanith Observatory in 1920. The device has almost all the parts and accessories in place: a silvered scale divided 0-155, brass index arm with vernier scale and magnifying glass, tangent-screw with clamp, some of the sighting telescopes, one with a pinhole sight and one long telescope without eye piece lens, four sun shades, three horizon shades (one with some cracks), one index and one horizon mirror, and a strong wooden handle and a nice mahogany case. The beautiful mahogany sextant box comes with a unique locking system with a button to fasten the sextant. Some extra accessories are present to : screwdriver, one of the filters, adjusting key and box key. The device will make an excellent addition to your collection of early navigational instruments.

Excellent display item.