Antique Sextant by G. Whitbread, London.


Antique Sextant made by G. Whitbread, London.

A fine late 19th century navigators Sextant, brass frame with curve bar frame design. Engraved on the arc G. Whitbread, London.

The silver scale reads from -5  degrees to 155 degrees and is divided into 10 minute increments. The index arm has swinging scale magnifier, the silver vernier scale reads from 0 to 10 seconds of arc. 6 inch radius.

This antique Sextant is contained within its original hardwood box. It comes complete with all its accessories - three telescopes, one eye piece sun filter and mirror adjusting tool.

Front side of the antique quintant / sextant with telescopes, eye piece filters and accessories. 

A close up of the antique quintant / sextant showing silver scale and engraved makers name

Exterior of the hardwood quintant / sextant carrying case / storage box.

Reverse side of the antique quintant (sextant) and accessories.