Freiberger Drum Sextant (Allview Mirror) in wooden box

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This is the traditional and most trusted instrument for finding your celestial position at sea, however this sextant has been made with an Allview mirror. Using specially coated optics, this specially made mirror superimposes both the horizon and the celestial body on the entire mirror with no split image. This greatly simplifies the ‘bringing down’ of the celestial body, and makes it easier to the hold the body in view.

The sextant has a comfortable weight and size with excellent balance from its quality designed ligh metal alloy frame. Both the large horizon and index mirrors have been thoroughly tested for optical flatness and parallelism, whilst the clamping device and micrometer drum are fully enclosed for protection against dirt and water spray.

Other features of this Friberger Drum Sextant include:

  • Standard telescope 4x40 is adjustable for height and fitted with a protective rubbers eyepiece. 
  • Swing-in graded filters (4 for the index, and 3 for the horizon mirrors) control the correct amount of brightness through the sextant’s optical light path.
  • Graduated arc of radius 170mm with a scale of degrees of -5 to +125 degrees measured in one degree intervals. Drum graduations are 1'. Visual interval 0.1'.
  • Dimensions (Sextant only): 26cm x 24cm x 13cm.
  • Wooden carrying case dimensions: 34cm x 32cm x 17cm.
  • Weight (Sextant only): 1.4kg
  • Weight Sextant (with case): 4.5kg
  • Hardwood handle.
  • Stock colour: Black. Other colours: Ivory and Marine Blue (to order)
  • Key for mirror adjustment.
  • Test certificate.
  • Operating and adjust manual 

Optional Extras include:

 

  • Illumination device which is detachable (battery operated) 
  • 8 x 30 monocular telescope 
  • Can be supplied as a surveying sextant (for horizontal sights) and fitted with a detachable penta prism to extend the measuring range to 215 degrees.

 

Code: 6925

Delivery

UK Postage & Packing Charges

These rates apply to standard UK delivery only: (all British Isles including BFPO & Channel Islands).

Orders placed before 3pm will be dispatched the same day, orders after that time will be sent the next working day (excluding Saturdays), subject to the item being in stock.

Free standard delivery on all Admiralty charts.

Mainland & Northern Ireland UK Delivery Rates

Delivery Option Delivery Time Signed For Cost
Royal Mail 48 UK & N.Ireland (0-500g) 2 - 3 Working Days Yes £3.40
Royal Mail 48 UK & N.Ireland (500g-1kg) 2 - 3 Working Days Yes £4.08
Royal Mail 48 UK & N.Ireland (1kg-1.25kg) 2 - 3 Working Days Yes £4.44
Royal Mail 48 UK & N.Ireland (1.25kg-1.5kg) 2 - 3 Working Days Yes £4.60
Royal Mail 48 UK & N.Ireland (1.5kg-1.75kg) 2 - 3 Working Days Yes £4.90
Royal Mail 48 UK & N.Ireland (1.75kg-2kg) 2 - 3 Working Days Yes £5.21
Royal Mail 48 UK & N.Ireland (2kg-3kg) 2 - 3 Working Days Yes £5.83
Royal Mail 48 UK & N.Ireland (3kg-5kg) 2 - 3 Working Days Yes £9.13
Royal Mail 48 UK & N.Ireland (5kg-8kg) 2 - 3 Working Days Yes £11.51
Royal Mail 48 UK & N.Ireland (8kg-10kg) 2 - 3 Working Days Yes £15.90
Royal Mail 48 UK & N.Ireland (10kg-12kg) 2 - 3 Working Days Yes £18.83
Royal Mail 48 UK & N.Ireland (12kg-14kg) 2 - 3 Working Days Yes £21.76
Royal Mail 48 UK & N.Ireland (14kg-16kg) 2 - 3 Working Days Yes £24.68
Royal Mail 48 UK & N.Ireland (16kg-18kg) 2 - 3 Working Days Yes £27.61
Royal Mail 48 UK & N.Ireland (18kg-20kg) 2 - 3 Working Days Yes £30.54
Royal Mail 48 UK & N.Ireland (20kg+) 2 - 3 Working Days Yes £33.47
Royal Mail Special Delivery - Guaranteed by 1300 next day (0-500g) 2 - 3 Working Days Yes £8.70
Royal Mail Special Delivery - Guaranteed by 1300 next day (500g-1kg) 2 - 3 Working Days Yes £10.02
Royal Mail Special Delivery - Guaranteed by 1300 next day (1kg-2kg) 2 - 3 Working Days Yes £12.18
Royal Mail Special Delivery - Guaranteed by 1300 next day (2kg-10kg) 2 - 3 Working Days Yes £29.52
All Standard Orders Over £100 2 - 3 Working Days Yes FREE
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International Orders

Our international orders are sent using Royal Mail's Airmail service. 

Delivery is calculated based on the weight of your order and is displayed in your cart prior to purchase.

All taxes and duties incurred once the shipment has reached the destination country are the responsibility of the customer.

If delivery options are not available for your country, please get in touch with us directly for a quote.

Delivery Option Delivery Time Signed For Cost
International Tracked & Signed (0-500g) 3 - 7 Working Days Yes £11.50
International Tracked & Signed (500g-1kg) 3 - 7 Working Days Yes £14.00
International Tracked & Signed (1kg-1.25kg) 3 - 7 Working Days Yes £15.00
International Tracked & Signed (1.25kg-1.5kg) 3 - 7 Working Days Yes £17.00
International Tracked & Signed (1.5kg-1.75kg) 3 - 7 Working Days Yes £18.00
International Tracked & Signed (1.75kg-2kg) 3 - 7 Working Days Yes £19.50
International Tracked & Signed (2kg-3kg) 3 - 7 Working Days Yes £25.00
International Tracked & Signed (3kg-5kg) 3 - 7 Working Days Yes £36.00

Returns

The Sea Chest are happy to offer a full refund for goods returned in saleable condition, providing we are notified within 14 days of receipt. A handling charge of 15% will be applied to all Admiralty Standard Charts to allow for any corrections accrued prior to returning to stock. This policy does not affect your statutory rights.