The instrument is used for coastal navigation using a sextant. One could measure the two angles between three coastal objects. After setting the legs of the station pointer to the right angles (adjustment is done with two verniers) it can be laid on a map showing the same objects. With the legs running over the objects on the map the center of the instrument will be your position in the map. Protractor is in good wooking condition. Please visit our store!! Check out my other items. Be sure to add me to your favorites list. The item “Very rare Soviet navy protractor sextant1954\USSR N. 143″ is in sale since Monday, October 29, 2018. This item is in the category “Antiques\Maritime\Maritime Navigational Instruments”. The seller is “dshop2005″ and is located in -. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Primary Material: Brass
- Military Branch: Russian Navy
- Country/Region of Origin: Russia
- Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
- Type: Sextant
- Time Period, War: 1940