Polished brass sextant, diamond-pattern frame type, with polished brass limb wooden handle and threaded hole for stand with shaped mahogany case by Troughton and Simms, Fleet St., City of London, England, 1835-1845. Consists of inlaid 129° silver scale (-45° to 150°) with 10' divisions, vernier scale (10") two sets of filter shades (4 & 3, red & green) and reading magnifier on a swivel arm (70mm). Fitted with threaded telescope bracket with collimation correction for two telescopes, 73mm & 180mm (erect & inverted images) and sighting tube (82mm). Case contains manuscript list of contents, bequeathed by S. Radford, June 1900.
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- furnishing and equipment
- measuring device - instrument
- Dr. W T Radford
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