Charming 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 instrument with an interesting and ancient history.
6″ x 6″ x 3.25″
15cm x 15cm x 8cm