This nautical pocket Sextant is brand new and is very skillfully made. The case measures overall 6" inches in length x 6" width and is 3.25" inches tall. The manufacturer is Authentic Models.
The Sextant is made of solid brass and the case is wood with brass accents.
Charming pocket sextant as used by Victorian explorers and surveyors. Intricate and semi-functional, it has all the pieces needed to shoot the sun. A sextant defined latitude. A clock longitude. Defining the angle of Sun and Stars with the horizon was an important way to navigate and survey. A beautiful intricate little instrument with an interesting and ancient history.