Case, Sextant, Bubble, Brandis Model 206, Bonelli Transatlantic Flight Attempt

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Display Status:

This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum

Manufacturer

Materials

  • Wood
  • Unknown Metal
  • Copper Alloy
  • Coating
  • Glass
  • Textile

Dimensions

  • 3-D (Overall, closed): 25.1 × 25.1 × 14.3cm (9 7/8 × 9 7/8 × 5 5/8 in.)
  • 3-D (Overall, open): 50.8 × 25.1 × 14.3cm (1 ft. 8 in. × 9 7/8 in. × 5 5/8 in.)

Country of Origin

United States of America

Physical Description

Varnished wooden case for bubble sextant with felt lining on interior with detached telescopic accessory

Type

INSTRUMENTS-Navigational

Inventory Number

A19770001001