Large Lattice Framed Sextant
An early model sextant with an unusual, simple lattice type frame. The reinforced index arm measures 11 inches in length, magnifying lens, 7 colored sun shades, silver scale reads to 140 degrees. Travels in its custom mahogany case; houses four individual scopes and one adjustment tool. Dark patina with remnants of black enamel. First quarter of the 19th century.