Sextant - Navigational / Plan Rangefinder Mark IIIA

W. Ottway and Company Limited, Manufacturer


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Maker and Role
W. Ottway and Company Limited, Manufacturer
Description
Almost rectangular metal box painted black with an eyepiece surrounded by yellow foam. On one side is a metal rotating disc with a number scale. On the base is a metal knob with a number scale which is labelled "Height above horizon (sea or cloud) 1000 ft." The other side has the manufacturer's name and the reference and serial numbers.
Media/Materials
Processed Material/Metal
Processed Material/Synthetic/Plastic
Signature/Marks and Type
A.M. / PLAN RANGEFINDER / MARK IIIA / HORIZON AND BUBBLE TYPE / W. OTTWAY & Co. LTD / EALING, LONDON. / STORES REFERENCE NO. 9/569 / SERIAL No. 289/38 Maker's Mark
Accession No
2004.675
Credit Line
W. Ottway and Company Limited. Sextant - Navigational / Plan Rangefinder Mark IIIA, 2004.675. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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