Antique Sextant by Middleton & Gruby, Hull.


Antique sextant by Middleton & Gruby, Hull.

A fine mid to late19th century navigators Sextant with the 'Curve Bar' frame design. Beautifully hand engraved on the arc Middleton & Gruby, Hull.

The silver scale is engraved from -5  degrees to 155 degrees and can measure angles to 130 degrees, it 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.

This sextant has a 6 inch radius.

Box measures W 26 / D 23.5 / H 12.5 cm

This antique Sextant is contained within its original hardwood box. It comes complete with all its accessories - Three telescopes, telescope sun filter, mirror adjusting tool and original magnifiying glass. 

Front side of the antique sextant with telescopes, eye piece filter and accessories. 

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

Exterior of the hardwood sextant carrying case / storage box. 

Reverse side of the antique sextant and accessories.   

Close up of the antique Sextant frame.    

Close up of the antique Sextant frame.