Nautical Sextant in Wooden Box
Lovely solid brass sextant, a unique and interesting gift to give a loved one. Sextant is encased in beautiful mango wood box lined with green felt.
Sextant is 12 cm long and 13 cm wide. With Box 15 cm long and 15 cm wide at widest part.
A sextant is a doubly reflecting navigation instrument that measures the angular distance between two visible objects. The primary use of a sextant is to measure the angle between an astronomical object and the horizon for the purposes of celestial navigation.