G. Heath 8-inch Brass Sextant, Erith, Kent, c. 1855, pierced frame with inset silvered scale marked 0-120 and marked Heath Erith, Kent, index arm with fine adjustment knob, vernier scale and magnifier, horizon mirror and sunshades, all fitted in a mahogany keystone-shaped box with interior retail or trade labels from Samuel Thaxter & Son, Boston, and H. Duren, New York, with additional eyepieces.
brass instrument is fully tarnished, silvering on vernier scale lost, inside of case has been varnished to stabilize trade labels
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