London, South Kensington
9 November 2000
An early 20th-Century oxcidised brass "Bell" framed 7in. radius vernier sextant by Heath & Co.
signed and numbered on the polished brass arc Heath & Co., New Eltham, London, SE9 Y590, vernier with quick-release and continuous fine screw adjustment, swivel magnifier, sighting tube and star sight, seven shades, two mirrors, pin feet, mahogany handle with case securing hole, within fitted mahogany case with accessories, test certificate dated 1929 in lid, securing hooks, handle and trade plaque, contained within fitted leather travelling case with leather straps -- 11½in. (29.3cm.) square
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