The Neptune Sextant and its Vintage Carrying Box is a crucial navigation tool trusted by sailors for generations. It locates their precise position at sea by measuring the angle between celestial objects and the horizon, such as the sun, moon, and stars. The sextant’s design features a circular frame, graduated arc, and precise sighting mechanism that measure angles up to 120 degrees. Named after the Roman god of the sea, this tool has proven its worth and remains essential on modern ships and traditional sailing vessels for safe and accurate voyages.
The sextant’s box lid displays “SESTANTE,” meaning sextant in Italian, and 32/C and C. 4363. The box also has a convenient handle. Display this vintage piece in your office, den, or among nautical items to add a touch of maritime elegance and adventure.
Box: 11 1/2″ x 11 1/2″ x 6 1/2″
Sextant Weight: 3 lbs.
Box Weight: 4 lbs.
Overall Weight: 7 lbs.
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