Antique Sextant by Heath & Co, New Eltham, London, SE 9.
Antique sextant by Heath & Co.
The silver scale is engraved from -7 degrees to 150 degrees and can measure angles up to 127 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. 6.5 inch radius.
Front side of the antique sextant with telescopes.
A close up of the antique sextant showing silver scale and engraved makers name.
Rear view of Antique Sextant.
Close up of index arm on scale magnifier.