Beautiful Double Frame Sextant by Crichton of London Ca. The early 1800s Presented is a beautiful polished brass 20-pillar double-frame sextant with a mahogany handle by John Crichton of London. The double-frame brass sextants are especially beautiful and dramatic examples of this period. In good condition, they are becoming harder to find. This design […]
Set of Miniature Plotting Tools of Whale Ivory in Sharkskin Covered Wood Case 19th Century Case measurements: 6 1/2″ Ht 2 3/4″ Width Sharkskin Case Presented is a very unusual set of navigation plotting tools miniaturized and fitted in an elegant sharkskin-covered wood case. The case […]
Pocket or Box Sextant By T.Cooke & Sons, Ltd of London Presented in an unusual Pocket or Box sextant by the renowned instrument maker T. Cooke & Sons, Ltd. London & York. In 1855 Cooke exhibited at the Exposition Universelle in Paris and won a First Class Medal for a 7.5-inch equatorial refractor. By 1855, […]
Pelorus By Kelvin & Wilford O. White Co. Boston Presented is a large pelorus made by old-line instrument maker, Kelvin & Wilford O. White Co. of Boston. It is housed on a gimbal inside a large wood case. Because of its size, we feel that this would have been installed on the bridge of […]
Beautiful Diamond Pattern Sextant by Norie of London Presented is an exceptionally fine Sextant by Norie of London, dated approximately 1800 – to early 19th Century. It is the first of these that we have offered with the very attractive Diamond design frame. This is a beautiful museum equality instrument by a well-known maker […]
Henry Hughes & Son Three Ring Sextant In Like New Presentation Condition Presented is an Extra fine World War II Era mariner’s sextant with an extended arc from -5 to +130 degrees that almost equals a quintant. It has a graduated insert made of a proprietary metal that Hughes called “Platina“ (platinum) arc and vernier, […]
Troughton & Simms Double Frame Sextant/Quintant TROUGHTON & SIMMS were the best of the English instrument makers. This instrument dates from their partnership. It belongs in a collection of fine nautical antiques or as an important gift Presented is a very fine double frame sextant by one of the most renowned instrument makers, Troughton & […]
British Admiralty & War Office Binoculars WWI & WWII By Ross Presented is a fine pair of Ross Binoculars made for the British War Office during the both the First and Second WWs. These are a classic pair of brass and leather military style binoculars used extensively by the British during the first part of […]
Presented is a very large, high quality, British Naval pattern, single draw telescope from one of the British’s best know makers, Dolland.
Presented is a very large, high quality, British Naval pattern, single draw brass and fine wood telescope from a well-known optician at the turn of the 20th Century, Thos. Harris & Sons. It is engraved, T. Harris & Son – London, Day or Night.