Sextant, English manufacture, signed G. Mager, Brake (Germany)
sextant and caseINSTRUMENTS - SEXTANTS
Sextant, tulip-pattern frame, in mahogany transport case, English manufacture, signed G. Mager, Brake (Germany), brass frame, wood hand grip, brass arc graduated 0 deg. to 130 deg., endless tangent screw, vernier reading in seconds. Has 4 shade glasses for horizon mirror. Formerly the property of William E. Peterson, whose ship was torpedoed in area of West Indies in WW II, and was picked up by British vessel and landed in Trinidad.