Plastic yachtman's sextant

Made:
1970-1975 in Wargrave
maker:
Henley Plastics Ltd.

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Patent ?Boat? sextant (No.42450), grey plastic plate and index arm with stiffening (without case), by EBBCO, Wargrave,
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Patent ‘Boat’ sextant (No.42450), grey plastic plate and index arm with stiffening (without case), by EBBCO, Wargrave, Berkshire, England 1970-1975. Consists of plastic 120° scale (-20° to 120°) with 10’ division and aluminium micrometer (10" scale), three index-filter shades (red & green), two horizon filters (blue & green). Fitted with sighting telescope (erect image – 73mm).

Details

Category:
Navigation
Object Number:
1994-221
Materials:
aluminium (metal), glass, metal (unknown), paint and plastic (unidentified)
type:
sextant
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
  • furnishing and equipment
  • vehicle - transportation
credit:
Force 4 Chandlery

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