C. Plath Hamburg Sextant, (German), ca. 1944

C. Plath Hamburg Sextant imported into Vancouver in 1946 from Germany by a merchant marine ship’s captain. His travels in Asia during the war years are still unknown. He went on to a career with BC Ferries into the 1980s.

Sextant shows use as it still has saltwater crust. Its last German certification document is intact, dated 1944.

German translation: “Free from errors for practical use”

Lot Name
C. Plath Hamburg Sextant
Date
ca. 1944
Estimate
$500-700
Category

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