Sextant US Navy Bureau Of Ships MARK II BENDIX Aviation Corporation WW2 1943
Featured below is a rare example of genuine sextant used by explorers for navigation on the sea. This is an excellent brass 7 inch radius sextant made by Pioneer Instrument Division of Bendix Aviation Corporation New Jersey USA in 1943 for US Navy. The device has most of the parts in place: a silvered scale divided 0-140, index arm with micrometer drum scale and tangent-screw with clamp, one telescope, one gray sun shade, one gray horizon shades, one index and one horizon mirror, Bakelite handle and a nice mahogany veneer case. The case has some minimal wear and tear due to the age. Case size: 11 1/2 inches x 11 inches x 5 1/2 inches.
Excellent addition to your collection of navigational instruments.