Title: Sextant made by Heath & Co., London, circa 1910 (and case) |
Accession Number: 1955.271
Category: INSTRUMENTS - SEXTANTS
Maker: Heath & Co., Ltd.
Place: England, London
Description: Sextant "Hezzanith endless tangent screw" made by Heath & Co. ltd. New Eltham, London. Made for S.D. Neill, ltd. Belfast. All metal painted black frame, wood hand grip, 150 deg. brass arc strip. 3 telescopes. Fitted with Heath’s Patent high definition shade, patent n° 1997. Wood transport case, c. 1910. Measuring to 133°.
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