AUCTION : 0518


Clock, Watch, Jewelry, Nautical Instruments & Antiques Auction

Clocks & Clockmaker's Shop featuring rare French Industrial Series
Saturday, May 19, 2018 at 10:30am: LOTS 1 - 598
Preview: Saturday, May 19 at 8am to 10:15am. Limited Watch Preview Extended Until 12pm.

Precision Timepieces, Important Watches, Nautical Instruments, Marine Clocks, Jewelry & Antiques
Sunday, May 20, 2018 at 10am: LOTS 599 - 1192
Preview: Saturday, May 19 at 8am to 10:15am & Sunday, May 20 at 8am to 9:45am 

The Manchester Downtown Hotel (formerly the Radisson Hotel), Manchester, NH

Lot#: 676

DESCRIPTION: C. Plath, Hamburg, Germany, brass sextant, 6 inch radius, triple circle frame, signed brass arc with Plath's "Sun Seeker" logo and inset silvered arc graduated from -5 to 155, brass tangent screw for vernier adjustment, index with magnifier and frosted glass shade, multiple shades for index and horizon mirrors, three sighting telescopes, and hardwood handle, all in a felt-lined finger-jointed mahogany box with accessories.
CONDITION: A nearly complete set with only one empty spot in the case. Brass has patina and fingerprints from use. Silvered scale has tarnished a bit. Sun shades and mirrors are in good condition. Serial number 5231 is found on the graduated arc and the wooden case. A handsome instrument. Dimensions are for closed wood case.
ESTIMATE: $600 - $800
CIRCA: 1925
DIMENSIONS: 5.75in x 10.25in x 10.5in