Brass pillar-frame sextant.

Made:
1826-1870 in Fleet Street
maker:
Troughton and Simms Limited

Brass pillar framed (straight bars) sextant with wooden handle, by Troughton and Simms, London, England, 1826-1870. Consists of four filter shades, tangent and clamping screws on the rear of the index arm, scale magnifier on swivel arm and threaded bracket for viewing telescope.

Details

Category:
Navigation
Object Number:
1974-563
type:
sextant
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
status:
Permanent collection

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