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Top Left : Large Nautical brass sextant
/ $96.20 USD
Center: Late period
/ $96.00 USD
Left: 17th-18thC sundial
compass..$28.00 Can/ $19.00 US. ......Far
Right: Early period Sextant.$108.75Cdn./96.20
Right: 18thC round
sundial compass...$29.00 Can./$19.80
The Astrolabe was
used for navagation from 1500 to the
early 1700's until the Octant was
(in 1731), which soon became the Sextant.
Our early sextant measures 10 1/4
high by 10 inch wide.
Our late period Astrolabe measures
9 inches across the widest point.
Close up of sundial
The legs can be removed by unscrewing.
Will fit into most pockets, ditty
bags and back packs.
The earlier squared version would
be more popular for the age of piracy,
while the smaller round model would
have been used from approx. 1730's-1800's.
Top: small brass 3 draw
telescope... $42.20 Can./$29.51 US
This model would be appropriate for
army or navy as well as civilian impression.
Center: Large wood/brass telescope,
3 draw... $61.00 Can./$42.25 US
This model would be better suited
to the navy due to size and construction.
Bottom: 19thC brass binoculars, Civil
war period and beyond.. $97.00 Can./$68.25
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KEY CHAINS (BRASS)
Solid Brass key chains
from left to right and going down:
collapsable telescope, glass lantern,
propellor, hour glass
lantern, tackle block, ships wheel,
diving helmet, liquid compass, sextant,
anchor, ships cables, dark glass
lantern, ships tail light (lantern)
All priced at $4.85 US/ $6.10 Can.
click pics to enlarge
Our large wood hourglass stands
approx. 11 1/2" high and 6
inch wide.@ $40.00Cdn./38.50US.
Our brass Sliding Hourglass stands
approx. 8" including bar &
ring, and is 3" wide @ $40.00Cdn./38.50US.
A demonstration of the sliding
hourglass can be seen on the Horatio
Hornblower episode "Mutiny".