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.

Inventory Number

A19770001001

Physical Description

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

Manufacturer

Country of Origin

United States of America

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.)

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

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

Type

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