Lot #3714
WWII US Army Air Force A10-A Aircraft Sextant

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Estimate: $200+

Description

World War II-era A10-A aircraft sextant as used for navigation by the Army Air Forces, in its original 9″ x 9″ x 5.75″ wooden case. One of the most commonly used sextants in the Army Air Forces, the compact device features a lighted bubble and a recording disk to determine averages. The USAAF tag on the side identifies the manufacturer as Ansco, and the unit as: "Sextant, Type A-10A, Serial No. AF43-4288." The wooden case bears a matching label on the lid, and contains some accessories. In very good to fine condition.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Space
  • Dates: #607 - Ended April 22, 2021