Tue, 30th Apr 2019 11:00

Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Art ('Hesperus')

 
  Lot 198
 

198

A FINE 8½IN. RADIUS VERNIER SEXTANT BY WILLIAM CHARLES COX, PLYMOUTH, CIRCA 1825

Sold for £992
Estimated at £800 - £1,200

(Please note the sold price includes buyer's premium at 24%)


Condition report

Exceptionally good overall condition.

We are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of this property. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Charles Miller Ltd is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD “AS IS” IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE.

 

A FINE 8½IN. RADIUS VERNIER SEXTANT BY WILLIAM CHARLES COX, PLYMOUTH, CIRCA 1825

the lattice frame retaining much original lacquered finish, signed above the vernier COX Plym Dock, inset silver scale divided to 130°, braced index arm with swivelling magnifier, mirrors, seven shades, wooden handle and three pin feet, contained within fitted keystone box of issue with near complete set of accessories, securing hooks and lock -- 14in. (35.5cm.) wide

Auction: Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Art ('Hesperus'), Tue, 30th Apr 2019

Pictures and Naval - 1-61

Sailor Art - 65-97

Shipwreck and East India Co. - 100-125

Collectables inc. Rowing, Liner and Fittings - 128-167

Instruments 170-249

Ship Models - 250-287

 

Viewing

Saturday, 27th April 
(12noon - 5pm)

Sunday, 28th April
(12noon - 5pm)

Monday, 29th April
(10am - 5pm)

Tuesday, 30th April
(10am - 11am (limited view only))

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