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Box sextant

Description

Box sextant, circular black-lacquered brass plates and index arm, lid contains measurement table, in non-original 1918 brown leather carrying case, probably by Hall Brothers of Croydon, c. 1950

Museum reference

T.2003.93

Collection

History of Science

Object name

Box sextant

Production information

Hall Brothers, Maker
Croydon, London, England, Northern Europe

Date

c. 1950

Materials

Brass, Silver, Leather

Associations

Case maker: D. Mason and Sons, Ltd

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