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This Stanley London® premium quality Captain's sextant is a beautiful full-scale reproduction of the British Captain's
6-inch radius vernier readout brass nautical sextant.
Each sextant is expertly crafted from solid brass and marked with a unique serial number.
The sextant has an accurately divided German Silver scale, and a gear driven slow motion control for making small adjustments
to the index arm.
A powerful magnifier can be swung into position to assist in reading the vernier scale.
The sextant's telescope has polished glass lenses and produces a sharp magnified image.
The index mirror has three recessed adjustments.
There are six tinted swing-arm filters with heavy brass filter mounts.
On the back of the sextant is a hardwood handle with a thick brass plaque engraved "Stanley London 1920" and the unique
The hardwood case can be fitted with a custom engraved brass plaque either on the
outside of the case, on the inside lid, or both.
The sextant comes with a beautiful felt-lined hardwood case with an inlaid brass oval marked "Nautical Sextant, Stanley
The case has two front clasps, a brass handle, and the corners are inlaid with splines.
The sextant is 8 inches (20.3 cm) tall, 8 1/4 inches (21.0 cm) wide, and 4 1/4 inches (10.8 cm) deep.
The sextant weighs 3 1/2 pounds (1.6 kg), the felt-lined hardwood case weighs 3 pounds (1.4 kg).
While this sextant is fully functional, it does not come with a certificate of calibration and is not intended for
We also offer similar 6-inch radius antique patina sextant with hardwood case, as well
as a Premium Grade 6-inch serialized brass sextant with leather case.
The Premium Quality British Captain's Brass Sextant with Hardwood Case sells for only $249.
British Captain's Brass Sextant with Case
Sextant in Case
Detail of Corner Splines
Right Side View
Left Side View
Detail of Mirror
Back of Sextant
Detail of Oval