12 September 2000
An early 20th Century "Mates" pattern 7in. radius vernier sextant by Falconer
three three-circle oxcidised brass frame with ark signed and numbered G. Falconer & Co.HongKong 6743 with inset silvered scale divided 5°- 0°- 155°, vernier fine-screw adjustment and clamp, swivel magnifier with light diffuser, sighting tubes, seven shades, two mirrors and ebony handle. Contained within a fitted wooden box with accessories, securing hooks and drop handle -- 26.5cm. wide
It is understood these doors came from a shipping agents premises in Antwerp.
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