1st May, 2013 12:00

Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Art (Excellent)

 
  Lot 217
 

217

A 10IN. RADIUS LACQUERED-BRASS VERNIER SEXTANT...

A 10IN. RADIUS LACQUERED-BRASS VERNIER SEXTANT BY JESSE RAMSDEN, LONDON, NO. 1093 CIRCA 1791
signed on the arc Ramsden London and numbered behind apex '1093', scale divided to 135°, adjustable telescope socket, seven shades, index and horizon mirrors, rosewood handle -- 12½ x 12½in. (31.7 x 31.7cm.)

Sold for £2,480
Estimated at £2,500 - £4,000

(inc. buyer's premium of 24%)


 
A 10IN. RADIUS LACQUERED-BRASS VERNIER SEXTANT BY JESSE RAMSDEN, LONDON, NO. 1093 CIRCA 1791
signed on the arc Ramsden London and numbered behind apex '1093', scale divided to 135°, adjustable telescope socket, seven shades, index and horizon mirrors, rosewood handle -- 12½ x 12½in. (31.7 x 31.7cm.)