Freiberger Drum Sextant (Split Mirror) in wooden box

£1,065.00

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Ideal for commercial sailing use, this Freiberger Drum Sextant is a traditional instrument used for celestial position navigation at sea. Favoured by seafarers due to its reliability, this lightweight sextant has been made with a light metal alloy frame and has large horizon and index mirrors which are tested for optical flatness and parallelism. 

The clamping device and micrometer drum are fully enclosed for protection against dirt and water spray, whilst the standard telescope 4x40 is adjustable for height and fitted with a protective rubber eyepieces. The correct amount of brightness through the sextants optical light paths is controlled by means of swing in graded filters 4 for the index and 3 for the horizon mirrors.

Features of thid Freiberger sextant include:

  • 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.
  • 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: 6926

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 £4.50
Royal Mail 48 UK & N.Ireland (500g-1kg) 2 - 3 Working Days Yes £4.50
Royal Mail 48 UK & N.Ireland (1kg-1.25kg) 2 - 3 Working Days Yes £4.50
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
Next Day Guaranteed (0-500g) 2 - 3 Working Days Yes £8.70
Next Day Guaranteed (500g-1kg) 2 - 3 Working Days Yes £10.02
Next Day Guaranteed (1kg-2kg) 2 - 3 Working Days Yes £12.18
Next Day Guaranteed (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

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