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Sextant, surveyor's / pillar stand / case


Surveyor's sextant of brass fitted with reading microscope, with a pillar stand, made by Troughton and Simms, London, in two mahogany cases

Museum reference



History of Science

Object name

Sextant, surveyor's / pillar stand / case

Production information

Troughton and Simms Ltd, Instrument maker
London, England, Northern Europe


Brass, Silver, Glass, Mahogany

Physical description

Brass, silver / mahogany cases

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