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Rare Ebony Sextant
Description

EBONY AND IVORY SEXTANT FULLY SIGNED ON THE IVORY NAMEPLATE "BURGON LONDON". 10" long, reinforced brass index arm. Four index shades and three horizon shades. Ivory scale, vernier and nameplate. Swing-away peep sight. Three optics, a removable optic shade and an adjusting tool that all fit neatly into the case. Ebony handle fitted to the back of the frame. Keystone shaped mahogany storage box with finely dovetailed corners. The inside of the lid with instrument maker/dealer's paper trade label. Condition overall untouched and excellent. Circa 1840. An exceptionally nice example of this scarce type sextant.

Sales price: $875.00
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