The sextant used to be an essential navigation tool for early sailors, in the days before radargps. By taking a sighting at the stars or sun,also the usage of a compass, a skilled navigator could tell quite correctly where they were. Whilst it is a working model can be utilized for demonstration purposes, it isn’t beneficial for actual navigation.
Solid Brass Nautical Sextant – Pre-Gps Navigation
Sextant is Approximately 10″ Across
Comesa Hardwood Storage Box
Perfect for Any Nautical Collector
Handcrafted by Artisan in Brass