Handmade Solid Brass Antique Finish AstrolabeMarine Sextant
A sextant is an instrument that measures theangle between two objects that are visible.
Primarily, it is used to measurethe angle between a celestial body and the horizon, a process normally known assighting the object or taking a sight.
The angle measured and the time at whichit was measured is then used to identify the location of the user on the gridmap of the world. Thus sextants are basically navigational tools and have beensuccessfully used by seaman and even other travelers over the years.
The mostcommon process of this is to sight the sun at noon to find the latitude of one
Material: Brass & Glass
Finish:Antiqued as per picture
Handmade Product sold not as an antique
Antiqued finish looks like a real, time-wornsextant.
Glass optics for a clear view (not plasticlenses)
This round sextant can be placed on any desk,table, shelf, or display case to add a carefully constructed conversation pieceto your home, office, or boat decor collection.
DesignerNautical Sextant Brass in Antique Finish 4" Inches.
Hand crafted stunning designer Nautical Sextant in Brass with Leather Box.
This Nautical Sextant would be a great piece for any room & office and aperfect gift for your friend and relatives.
This Nautical Sextant made of solid Brass.
Premium Quality s Nautical Sextant.
Great Nautical & Antique Collection for Nautical Item s Lovers.