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Box Sextant, by William Elliott & Sons, London, Early 1850s

Inventory Number: 14696
Object Type:
Accession Number: 2015-3/16
Brief Description: Conventional gilt brass pocket or box sextant, with silver scale. William Elliott brought two of his sons into formal partnership with him in 1850, and died in 1853; the name W. Elliott & Sons was used in 1850-53 only, the sons afterwards adopting the name Elliott Brothers.
Primary Inscriptions: "Elliott & Sons 56, Strand London."
Provenance: Presented by H. R. Bristow in 2015. Purchased by the donor at a Christie's auction, London.
Collection Group: Bristow Collection
Material(s): Gilt Brass
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
75 mm

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