Antique Brass German Nautical Sextant Maritime Astrolabe Marine Ship Box Include

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Seller: roshathaku_0 (1) 0%, Location: Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 352905725834 Product Description:The primary use of a sextant is to determine the angle between an astronomical object and the horizon for the purposes of celestial navigation. The determination of this angle, the altitude, is known as sighting (or shooting) the object, or taking a sight. The angle, and the time when it was measured, can be used to calculate a position line on a nautical or aeronautical chart. Common uses of the sextant include sighting the sun at solar noon or Polarisat night (in the Northern Hemisphere) to determine latitude. Sighting the height of a landmark can give a measure of distance off and, held horizontally, a sextant can measure angles between objects for a position on a chart. This is a beautiful piece of handcrafted to perfection A must for every Nautical enthusiast. Made of solid brass. Beautiful Shiny Polish Finish With Wooden Box All parts are movable with coloused filters, telescope, reading magnifier etc. This is perfect item for your office and home decor collection. Approx Size Length: 4.7 Inches / 12 cm Width: 4.2 Inches / 10.8 cm Height: 2.3 Inches / 5.9 cm A Reproduction Item 100% handmade in India, Not Sold As An Antique All Work Is Handmade A Great Nautical Gift Item & Home Decor. Made of solid brass with Wooden BoxLength: 4.7 Inches / 12 cmWidth: 4.2 Inches / 10.8 cmHeight: 2.3 Inches / 5.9 cmThis is perfect item for your office and home decor collection. Primary Material: Brass, Maker: India, Original/Reproduction: Antique Original, Type: Sextant, Time Period, War: None, Military Branch: None, Country/Region of Origin: India

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