9 November 2000,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 470
GBP 300 - GBP 500
A mid 19th-Century 8½in. radius ebony vernier sextant by Spencer, Browning & Co.
the inset ivory scale with 'SBR' Ramsden mark, divided 5°- 0°- 140° the vernier with clamp and tangent fine adjustment, signed on the cross bar Spencer, Browning & Co. London, siggting tube, seven shades, two mirrors, brass pin feet and ebony handle -- 11in. (28cm.) diameter See illustration
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