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Title: Sextant, Kings Patent Gilbert & Wright, London, circa 1800

Accession Number: 1951.394
Category: INSTRUMENTS - SEXTANTS
Type: sextant
Maker: Gilbert & Wright
Place: England, London
Date: Circa 1800
Materials:
Description: Vernier sextant, made c. 1800; ebony frame, brass mounted; brass vernier and index arm; inlaid brass scale divided -6°-136°, measuring to 120°; made, as inscribed on arc, "Kings Patent Gilbert & Wright London"; blank ivory plate on crosspiece.

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