Vernier Nautical Sextant, G.W.Butters, London

Vernier Nautical Sextant, G.W. Butters, London

A fine curved frame vernier sextant, the polished silver arc signed G.W. Butters, London.

Engraved scale marked from 0 to 120 degrees with hinged magnifier, screw adjuster, 7 shades 2 mirrors and adjustable tube socket with polished wooden handle.

The Sextant retains it’s original fitted mahogany box still carrying an original trade label for E.A.Patterson, Optician and Nautical Instrument Maker, 3 Wade Street, East India Road, Poplar.  C.1900

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