J Scott 155mm Nautical Sextant SKU: STN 102

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Description

One of our nautical sextants makes a great dinner-party conversation starter. The sextant is a “doubly reflecting navigation instrument that works by measuring the angular distance between two visible objects”. It derives its name from the shape of its frame which, traditionally, is one-sixth of a circle, or in Latin, sextantis/sextãns. Isaac Newton had explored its principles back around the turn of the 17th century.

All our sextants are beautifully handcrafted and are presented in a custom-made recycled and treated mango wooden box. They make a wonderful gift for anyone that has an interest in the history of navigation, in old-school exploration and discovery, or in applied mathematics. Or for someone who simply appreciates having intriguing antique-inspired pieces in their collection.

Additional Information

Product Name:Sextant – Nautical Marine (J Scott)

Model #:STN 102

Pack Contents:Brass sextant & Wooden case/box

Colour:Antique Brass & Dark Wood

Materials:Alloy, Glass, recycled and treated mango Wood, Felt

Key Attributes:Hand Made, Vintage Antique Brass Finish, wooden box

Uses:Home Decor, Gift,  Souvenir, Collectable, History, Art and Craft

Sextant Dimensions:140 (L) *120 (W) mm (Approx)

Case Dimensions:155 (W)* 125 (D)* 80 (H) mm (Approx)

Product Weight:940 gm (Approx)

Shipped From:Melbourne (AUSTRALIA)

Shipping Provider:Australia Post & All Major Courier services

Additional Delivery Information: Order Processing 2 – 5 Business Days, having trouble finalising your order or for express shipping, please call/text on  0421960234.

Returns:Easy Return & Exchange – 14 Days from Date of Purchase

Disclaimer:All of our items are  handmade (HANDCRAFTED) by master artisans who employ techniques (TOOLS) and traditions that are often centuries old. Some natural blemishes or imperfections are to be expected. These are not product flaws. Instead, they are precisely what make these pieces so extraordinary and beautiful.

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