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Micrometer sextant - Brass and aluminum - Second half 20th century

Lot reference 26622385

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Current bid $338
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Location: Netherlands
Auction fee: 9% of the winning bid
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Germany

Object: Micrometer sextant
Material: Brass and aluminum
Manufacturer/ Brand: C. Plath Hamburg
Model/ Name: Standaard sextant
Estimated Period: Second half 20th century
Country of Origin: Germany
Condition: Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes

C. Plath, Hamburg micrometer sextant in bakelite chest ca. 1965
In original bakelite case with accessories and inspection report.
A heavy micrometer sextant of C. Plath Hamburg in beautiful condition. Is neatly used with few tracks. The arc runs from -5 to + 125 degrees. The micrometer is divided into 60 minutes. The heavy frame is cast in aluminium. Perpendicular index mirror. The index mirror is whole and without flaws. There are four sun filters (shades) from light to dark. The horizon mirror and the three filters are without errors. Lighting works well. The legs of the sextant are straight. The viewfinder is from Plath and has a magnification of 4 x and a pupil size of 40mm. Image and visibility are excellent, clear and full of contrast. Lens parts are coated and undamaged. The sextant is fully adjusted. The condition of the sextant is excellent. The sextant is transported in a large (and heavy) dark brown bakelite box. The box is undamaged. The sextant is sandwiched with a spring in a holder for the handle. The box is lockable with key (attached). There is an official inspection report of Observator Rotterdam of 1990. In short a good and reliable quality sextant by a top brand. In original condition, in bakelite box and with certificate, brush and the necessary key for correction of the mirrors.

I send worldwide – well packaged – always registered.

Nl Zitkuil  

Catawiki member since October 3, 2012, received 46 reviews in total (24 in last 12 months)

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    Excellent seller. Item as per description. Item were carefully and safely packaged.
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    user-5c07a04 May 22, 2019

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    Thank you for your kind feedback. I hope you like the item.

    Greetings René
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    Een mooie sextant conform de omschrijving en een hartelijke ontvangst bij het ophalen
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    lucasb May 22, 2019

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    Dank je wel Lucas voor de prettige reactie. Altijd weer gezellig om met een sextant liefhebber te praten. groet rene
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    produkt voldoet aan verwachting, vlot verstuurd door verkoper, prima!!!
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    pieterabbjorke May 3, 2019

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    dank voor uw positieve feedback.
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    Mooie pen en mooie set. de travel inktwel is erg handig voor het vullen van de pen. Jammer dat er een andere doos bij zit dan verwacht en geen boekje. Indien mogelijk zou ik dit graag ontvangen.
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    user-217ecb2 April 25, 2019

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    Geachte Rogé, dank voor de positieve feedback. Deze pen komt uit een collectie van een vriend op leeftijd, die zijn verzameling pennen heeft beëindigd. Hij heeft de pen zo, op deze wijze indertijd gekocht bij Groen in Wassenaar. Dat was in deze doos met deze accessoires. Er waren geen papieren bij. Op de site: https://tinyurl.com/yyfjgjgr staat de zelfde doos zoals aangeboden. Met groet en dank, René
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    Buenas todo muy bien embalado, todo correcto. gracias.
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    user-8aac5a2 April 24, 2019

  • Excelente!!! Magnífica pieza!!!

    bluechester March 28, 2019

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    Grazias!
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    Prima. Snel en zeer goed verpakt.
    Geotes
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    Geotes March 25, 2019

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    Dank u voor de positieve feedback. Ik wens u veel plezier met deze mooie pen. Groet René
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    Lotto in perfette condizioni, come da descrizione.
    Spedizione veloce e buon imballaggio.
    Consigliato
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    alifib March 15, 2019

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    Goede verkoper
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    user-26dc138 March 3, 2019

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    Good seller!!
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    user-f052f9b March 2, 2019

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    Zeer zorgvuldige afwikkeling, waarvoor hartelijk dank. Complimenten!
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    user-337c449 March 2, 2019

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    It was delivered today. Very well packed and in good conditions as expected. I will really enjoy the sextant. A professional one. Obrigado Sr. Rui
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    user-9013293 February 8, 2019

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    Keurig en met zorg verpakt en snel verzonden, geen aan- of opmerkingen!
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    Pescadarie January 22, 2019

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    penna straordinaria
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    user-3cf2e8f January 22, 2019

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    Very good transaction and the pen is exactly conform to the description and very well protected.
    Many thanks to Rene
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    Dpamac January 18, 2019

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    LA POIGNEE EST CASSEE A UNE DES DEUX FIXATIONS
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    Alainswinnen December 21, 2018

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    La description l'a mentionné.
    Quintant (sextant) de Spencer et Browning Co., Londres, vers 1840
    En bon état d'usage avec trois demandeurs dans une boîte en bois d'acajou.
    Un quintant (sextant) de l'un des fabricants les plus célèbres de Grande-Bretagne, Spencer et Browning Co. Londres. Ce modèle peut être placé sur la base de l'exécution et du modèle aux alentours de 1840. Il s'agit d'un "cadre triangulaire" utilisé à la fin du XVIIIe siècle.
    Ce sextant a un grand arc de 27,5 cm et une plage de mesure sur l’arc de -5 à 155 degrés. Un quintant a un angle mesurable de 72,5 degrés (avec un miroir de 145 degrés). C'est donc de facto un quintant. Le vernier a une subdivision en secondes (2,4,6,8 et 10). Au-dessus du vernier se trouve une loupe de travail avec diffuseur. Sur la voûte est gravée: "Spencer and Browning Co., London et le numéro de série 5262. Il y a une vieille réparation sur le cadre et des dommages à la poignée.
    La monture est en bronze laqué noir pour le protéger des intempé
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    Good experience. The lot responded to the description. It arrived at the scheduled time and something very important, the packaging was very well made and protected properly. I recommend the seller.
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    stranggia1983 December 18, 2018

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    Strumento perfetto. Ottimamente imballato e con tutto quanto indicato nella descrizione. Molto soddisfatto.
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    Toposaggio October 15, 2018

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    Snel geleverd , goed verpakt en geheel conform beschrijving
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    XanderMarjolein October 5, 2018

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Austria $35.82
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France $35.82
Germany $35.82
Italy $35.82
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Netherlands $11.19
Spain $35.82
Sweden $35.82
United Kingdom $35.82
Rest of Europe $42.53
Anywhere else $72.76

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