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#: 680

DESCRIPTION: Keuffel & Esser Co., New York, for U.S. Navy, brass sextant, 6 inch radius, pierced brass frame, signed brass arc with inset silvered arc graduated from -5 to 145, outboard tangent screw for vernier adjustment, index with magnifier and frosted glass shade, multiple shades for index and horizon mirrors, three sighting telescopes, and ebony handle, all in a dovetailed mahogany box with accessories, inset Naval plaque, paper labels, and certificate under the lid dated 1918.
CONDITION: Largely complete with just two empty spots within the fitted case. Serial number 4696 is found on the instrument, Navy plaque, and wood case. Three paper labels under the lid. Brass has a nice old patina. Shades are good. There is a crack in the horizon mirror. Dimensions are for the wooden case.
ESTIMATE: $600 - $800
DIMENSIONS: 5.5in x 9in x 9in