Sextant by Spencer Browning & Rust by Spencer Browning & Rust

Sextant by Spencer Browning & Rust

Spencer Browning & Rust

Fine art poster

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We use a 280gsm fine art paper and premium branded inks to create the perfect reproduction.

Our expertise and use of high-quality materials means that our print colours are independently verified to last between 100 and 200 years.

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All products are printed in the UK, using the latest digital presses and a giclée printmaking process.

We only use premium branded inks, and colours are independently verified to last between 100 and 200 years.

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We print everything to order so delivery times may vary but all unframed prints are despatched within 2-4 days via courier or recorded mail.

Delivery to the UK is £5 for an unframed print of any size.

We will happily replace your order if everything isn’t 100% perfect.

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Sextant by Spencer Browning & Rust

Black-lacquered brass oval-pattern frame, wooden handle. Signed on the limb 'Spencer Browning & Rust, London', and marked 'Presented by Greenwich Hospital to Edmund Swain August 1844'. Bronzed limb with inlaid silver scale from -5Ôòá├ö to 145Ôòá├ö by 10', measuring to 133Ôòá├ö. Silver vernier to 10'', zero at right. Tangent screw and clamp screw on the back of the index arm. Index glass adjustment by screw, horizon glass by capstan screw. Four shades (red, red, red, green), three horizon shades (red, red, green). Magnifier on 101 mm swivelling arm. Telescope bracket in two parts, fitted for correcting collimation error, perpendicular adjustment by rising piece and milled knob. Telescope (171 mm, ocular section missing) probably inverted image, telescope (171 mm, ocular section missing) probably inverted image. Sight-tube (92 mm), sight-tube (76 mm, incomplete), adjusting pin. Shaded eyepiece, magnifying glass and unidentified part are missing. Radius 8.15'' (205 mm). In fitted wooden keystone box containing in the lid a trade label for Henry Hughes & Son.

Edmund Swain, the original owner, is recorded in the 'Navy List' from 1847 to 1871 as rising from Assistant Master to Staff Commander. He died on active service on the China Station in HMS Ôòá├│├½├öÔö¼├×┬ñOceanÔòá├│├½├öÔö¼├½├Æ├│. Presented by the Greenwich Sea Cadets, Royal Naval College, Greenwich, London, in 1966.
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