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Sextant, by W. & S. Jones, London, First Half of 19th Century

Inventory Number: 50963
Object Type:
Place Created: London England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number: 1934-10
Brief Description: Lattice frame with handle; index and horizon glasses, each with sets of shades; silver scale; index arm with vernier with clamp, tangent screw and magnifier; two telescopes and a dark tube; in fitted case.
Primary Inscriptions: "W & S JONES, 30 Holborn London" engraved on scale arc. Pencil inside lid of case: "Radcliffe Observatory, / Oxford / Bought by / Rev R. Main / from a Naval Captain / about 1870"
Provenance: From the Radcliffe Observatory.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Brass
wood and glass

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