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German Sextant 13" Description
This uniquely styled German sextant is a beautifully crafted nautical piece that adds an interesting part of maritime history to any collection. Polished to a gorgeous mirror-like shine and spectacular black finish, this sextant brings an air of class and sophistication to any room in which it is displayed. This German sextant can be placed on any desk, table, shelf, or display case to add a wonderfully constructed conversation piece to your home, office, or boat.
- Antiqued finish looks like a real, time-worn sextant
- Glass optics for a clear view (not plastic lenses)
- Fully functional sextant operates like a real navigational tool
- Solid rosewood box lined with felt to store sextant
- Glass-topped case view sextant even when the case is closed
This functional sextant is crafted as a beautiful nautical décor item and is not calibrated, intended or recommended for actual navigational use
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