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This fully functioning gold-plated sextant was created to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the first sextant made in Japan in 1913. The frame is made of lightweight aluminum alloy that is coated with corrosion resistant gold-plating. A stunning piece, that is perfect as a commemorative gift for any mariner or leader navigating their way to success. Housed in a handsome wooden box with brass hardware and dovetailed wood joints, this sextant is not just a pretty object. It’s a working navigation tool with an arc that reads from -5 degrees to 125 degrees and a radius of 162 mm. Custom personalization is available on box.
- Telescope: Galilean 4x40mm
- Micrometer Drum: Vernier reads to 0’.2
- Index Mirror: 57x42mm rectangle
- Horizon Mirror: 57mm diameter circular
- Shade Glass: 4 for index mirror, 3 for horizon mirror
- Packaging: wooden box with brass hardware