Sextant

2019/021

“Kingston” sextant made by B Cooke & Son, Hull

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Description

“Kingston” sextant made by B Cooke & Son, Hull. Radius 6.5 in (165 mm) with 140° arc. It has a wooden handle and short rope lanyard.

Additional information

Acquisition Number

2019/021

Item Type

Short Description

“Kingston” sextant

Manufactured by

Date of Manufacture

c. 1970

Sub-items

Wooden box (damaged) and rope lanyard

Supporting Items

None

Makers Number

S3337

Marks

"COOKE HULL"

Dimensions (mm)

320 x 245 x 145. Weight 1.67 kg

Donor

Date Donated

August 2019

Materials

Enameled aluminium, brass, glass and wood.

Condition

Good (some verdigris on rear and flaking of enamel). Box damaged (hinges missing and top delaminating). In working order.

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