Double sextant

A rare double drum sextant signed Elliott Bros. London and further inscribed Capt. George’s R. N. Patent Double Sextant. Constructed in blacked brass with silvered scale, verniers with fine screw adjustments and magnifiers. Telescope with rotating shade attachment by the eyepiece with light slide. Folding mahogany handle and three pillar feet.

England, ca. 1850.

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