Bubble Sextant MK IX

Made:
1939-1941 in United Kingdom

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Ministry of Defence Second World War Bubble sextant MK IX BM No. 16520/42.

Details

Category:
Aeronautics
Object Number:
Y1986.452
Materials:
bakelite, leather and metal (unknown)
Measurements:
case: 275 mm x 220 mm x 258 mm, 5.9 kg
type:
bubble sextant
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
  • sextant
credit:
Gift of David Cowley