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1951 Sextant Navigational Instrument, Kelvin & Hughes, UK

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Horseradishm…'s loves35 of 575Please if anyone knows what this is, please do tell. ThanksIrwin Auger Bit Box Pat. 1884
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    Posted 12 months ago

    Rulandma
    (23 items)

    Produced in 1951 by Kelvin & Hughes you could probably navigate anywhere with these instruments.
    You only have to know how to operate one :)
    This one is cleaned and in working order.
    Even has a light but I cannot find the battery for it.
    Has the original green oil bottle that has since dried up.

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    1. Onedtent, 12 months ago
      "You only have to know how to operate one :)"

      Very easy. All you are doing is sighting on a celestial object (the sun) and bringing it "down" to the horizon by moving the arc. Then measure the angle.
    2. Rulandma Rulandma, 12 months ago
      Thank you Onedtent for the advice. I have no clue and no boat to use with it :)

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