ANTIQUE SAILORS SHIP SEXTANTS or TRANSIT BRANDIS & SON

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  • Item Category: Fine Art
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Feb 20,2008
  • Channel: Online Auction

ANTIQUE BRASS SHIP SEXTANT OR TRANSIT

BRANDIS & SONS INC BROOKLYN NY #6211

NICE OLD SHIP SEXTANTS OR TRANSIT FROM THE LATE 1800's TO EARLY PART OF THE 1900's. BRANDIS & SONS WAS SOLD IN 1922 SO IT COULD POSSIBLY BY FROM A WWI or WWII SHIP. IT'S MADE OF BRASS WITH EXCEPTION PIVOT IT HAS THE ORIGINAL BLACK PAINT. THE BRASS HAS A VERY NICE PATINA AND IT LOOKS AS IF ALL THE PARTS ARE T, 3 DIFFERENT LEVELLING BUBBLE SIGHTS ALL INTACT THE LENS ARE IN SUPER SHAPE AND IT HAS BEEN MOUNTED ON A FINISHED BOARD MANY,MANY YEARS AGO. THIS IS NOT THE LITTLE HAND HELD MODELS THIS IS THE BIG DADDY STANDING Aprox. 16in. TALL WITH A 11+in. LONG SCOPE. HAVING A BABY AND WIFE SAID IT HAD TO GO. THE SCOPE AJUSMENT SLIPS BUT SCOPE EXTENDS FULLY IF YOU DO IT MANUALLY. GREAT ADDITION ANY COLLECTION.

SHIPPING WEIGHT IS Aprox. 20.5LBS. SO IT WILL BE AROUND $30.00 TO U.S. EBAYERS IN THE LOWER 48

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