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Royal Navy 210mm Nautical Sextant


The sextant is a “doubly reflecting navigation instrument that works by measuring the angular distance between two visible objects”and derives its name from the shape of its frame which, traditionally, is one-sixth of a circle, or in Latin, sextantis/sextãns. Isaac Newton had explored its principles back around the turn of the 17th century, well before the invention of satellites and our ever-loved but over-relied upon GPS (or even electricity itself). For that reason alone, they make an invaluable tool for anyone planning to rewrite the record book and circumnavigate the globe in their handmade, one man canoe!

Product Name: Sextant – Nautical Royal Marine

Model #: STN 100

Pack Contents: Brass sextant & Wooden case/box

Colour: Antique Brass & Mid-Toned Wood

Materials: Alloy, Glass, Wood, Felt

Key Attributes: Hand Made, Vintage Antique Brass Finish, Indian rosewood  box

Uses: Home Decor, Gift,  Souvenir, Collectable, History, Art and Craft.

Sextant Dimensions: 210 (W)* 210 (D)* 100 (H) mm

Case Dimensions: 255 (W)* 230 (D)* 135 (H) mm

Product Weight: 3.4 kg