Victorian explorer's sextant

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A sextant as used by Victorian explorers and surveyors.

The design is incredibly intricate and is semi-functional, possessing all the pieces needed to shoot the sun. It also features a sextant defined latitude as well as a clock longitude; defining the angle of Sun and Stars with the horizon was an important way to navigate and survey.

This is a beautiful and intricate instrument with an interesting and ancient history.

Comes in wooden presentation box as pictured.

More about the brand

Authentic Models was created more than 40 years ago in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. The AM collection of furniture, artifacts and accessories is inspired by the age of exploration, maritime history, and cartography.

  • Product Code: CMCN504070
  • THEME: luxury homeware
  • Dimension: W: 15 x D: 15 x H: 7.9 cm
  • SUBTITLE: British Museum
  • Gift: For him
  • Material: Metal and wood
  • Details: Bronze finished and honey distressed french finish
  • Weight: 1.60 Kg

A sextant as used by Victorian explorers and surveyors.

The design is incredibly intricate and is semi-functional, possessing all the pieces needed to shoot the sun. It also features a sextant defined latitude as well as a clock longitude; defining the angle of Sun and Stars with the horizon was an important way to navigate and survey.

This is a beautiful and intricate instrument with an interesting and ancient history.

Comes in wooden presentation box as pictured.

More about the brand

Authentic Models was created more than 40 years ago in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. The AM collection of furniture, artifacts and accessories is inspired by the age of exploration, maritime history, and cartography.

  • Product Code: CMCN504070
  • COMPOSITION: luxury homeware
  • Weight: 1.60 Kg