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#: 677

DESCRIPTION: C. Plath, Hamburg, Germany, brass sextant, 7 inch radius, pierced brass 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 magnifier, multiple shades for index and horizon mirrors, three sighting telescopes, and hardwood handle, all in a finger-jointed mahogany box with accessories.
CONDITION: Close to a complete set with only two empty spots in the case -- one for the pointed wrench. Frosted glass shade over index is missing. Brass has a nice, slightly red patina. Silvered scale has darkened. Sun shades and mirrors are in good condition. Serial number 7874 is found on the graduated arc and stamped on the wooden case. Bail handle is missing the hand loop. Dimensions are for closed wood case.
ESTIMATE: $600 - $800
DIMENSIONS: 5.5in x 11.25in x 11.5in