The Neptune Sextant, accompanied by its vintage carrying box, serves as an essential navigation tool trusted by generations of sailors. The sextant’s box lid proudly displays “SESTANTE” (sextant in Italian), along with markings 32/C and C. 4363. The box also features a convenient handle, adding to its allure. Embrace maritime elegance and adventure by showcasing this vintage masterpiece in your office, den, or alongside other nautical artifacts.
This remarkable instrument precisely determines a ship’s location at sea by measuring angles between celestial bodies like the sun, moon, and stars, and the horizon. With a circular framework, graduated arc, and meticulous sighting mechanism, it measures angles up to 120 degrees. Named after the Roman sea god, this instrument maintains its value on modern and traditional vessels, ensuring secure and accurate voyages.
Box: 11 1/2″ x 11 1/2″ x 6 1/2″
Sextant Weight: 3 lbs.
Box Weight: 4 lbs.
Overall Weight: 7 lbs.