114. An octant
Early 20th century, marked Firma W. Boosman 425, Amsterdam, brass with wooden handle
In original wooden container with three extra lenses. Inside of lid with a report ‘Onderzoek van hoekmeetinstrumenten’, dated 4 March 1919 and a label NEGUS Nautical Instruments, 96 Pearl Street, New York.
H. 13 cm / W. 28 cm / D. 25 cm