BRITISH AIR MINISTRY, MARK IXAm WWII ERA AVIATION BOMBER MILITARY SEXTANT.
USED BY AIR CREW BOMBERS DURING PATROL FOR LONG RANGE CELESTIAL NAVIGATION.
MARKINGS "BRIT" PATS. PENDING, BRITISH CROWN MARKINGS ON SEVERAL LOCATIONS.
ORIGINAL PAPER OPERATOR'S MANUAL INCLUDED.
ORIGINAL CARRYING CASE WITH LEATHER CARRY HANDLE INCLUDED. CASE IS HARD PLASTIC WITH 3 EYE HOOKS TO HANG/ATTACH TO INSIDE AIRFRAME OF BOMBER BY AIRMAN.
SERIAL NUMBER 3715/42
MEASURES (ROUGHLY) 10 1/2"WIDE x 11"TALL x 8"DEEP WEIGHT 11 POUNDS
This piece was owned by my neighbor growing-up. He was in WWII and when he passed many years ago, his
wife needed help passing his belongings on. Where this sextant was in the world and what it has seen is unknown.
CASH ONLY PLEASE. $175
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