A sextant, sextant collimator, azimuth circle and two stadimeters
Lot 4727
A sextant, sextant collimator, azimuth circle and two stadimeters
Sold for US$ 375 inc. premium
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Scientific Instruments including Property from the California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco, California
A sextant, sextant collimator, azimuth circle and two stadimeters
Comprising U.S. Navy bubble sextant, type A-12 in case, manufactured by Link Aviation Devices, Inc., label marked PATENTED U.S. D132977, PATENTS PENDING UNITED STATES, GREAT BRITAN, CANADA, also U.S. NAVY, SEXTANT (BUBBLE), TYPE A-12 SERIAL 946-43, CONTRACT NO. NXS6417, MFR'S DRAWING NO. 11734, LINK AVIATION DEVISES INC., case dimensions 4 1/2 x 12 3/4 x 8 3/4in, donated by U.S. Government Surplus, 1944; a sextant collimator, marked COLLIMATOR, SEXTANT, F.S.S.C. NO. 88-C-640 a U.S. Navy azimuth circle, mark III, model 2 in case, manufactured by National Electrical Machine Shops, Washington, D.C., marked U.S. NAVY AZIMUTH CIRCLE, MARK III MOD.2 (N) 6022 -1942, diameter 10 1/4in, case dimensions 4 1/4 x 11 1/4 x 11 1/4in, donated by S & H Surplus, 1970; a U.S. Navy stadimeter and a wood case, manufactured by Keuffel & Esser Co., N.Y., instrument marked Keuffel & Esser Co., New York, case marked U.S. NAVY, BuSHIPS STADIMETER, MARK II. MODEL O. (N) 2593, CONTRACT NO. NXs-6133, AJAX ENGINEERING CO., CHICAGO, IL, case dimensions 6 1/2 x 12 1/2 x 6 1/2in, donated by U.S. Government Surplus, 1946 and a U.S. Navy Stadimeter, mark III in leather case, manufactured by Schick Inc., Stanford, Connecticut, marked STADIMETER, U.S. NAVY –BU. SHIPS, MARK iii MOD. 1942, greatest width 6in, donated by U.S. Government Surplus, 1946
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