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Weems & Plath Tamaya Spica Sextant

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Original price $3,083.99
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Weems & Plath Tamaya Spica Sextant

Tamaya is known the world over for high-quality craftsmanship and precision. Because of their sterling reputation, we offer two sextants from this Japanese company. The full-size Tamaya Spica Sextant is confidently used by ocean-going navigators because its optical system is designed to ensure maximum performance, including excellent LED electric lighting. The frame construction is lightweight aluminum alloy with a corrosion-resistant black finish. The arc is easily read, with white engravings on black finished bronze. The Spica Sextant comes standard with a plastic carrying case, an adjusting wrench, two dry cell UM-3 batteries, and two LED bulbs. Scopes are sold separately. (See also Tamaya Jupiter Sextant, MS 833)

  • Frame: lightweight die cast aluminum alloy with corrosion resistant black finish and bronze arc
  • Index Mirror: (57x42mm) Aluminized on rear side
  • Horizon Mirror: 57mm diameter. LED illumination of both arc and drum
  • Measuring range: -5° to 125°
  • Accuracy: less than 10 seconds of arc
  • All optics are fully coated
  • Vernier Scale: reads to 0'.2
  • Shade Glass: Four for index mirror, three for horizon mirror
  • One shade glass & one Polaroid glass for eyepiece of telescope
  • Interchangeable telescopes available in 4x40 (330), 7x35 (331) or 3.5x40 (70 005) (sold separately)
  • Carrying case: double-wall air molded plastic with two slide locks
  • Sextant can be stored in fitted case with scope mounted
  • Made in Japan


      • Length: 9 in (22.86 cm)
      • Width: 9.5 in (24.13 cm)
      • Height: 5.5 in (13.97 cm)
      • Weight: 4.2 lb (13.97 cm)
      • UPC Code: 721002001795
      • HTS Code: 9014.80.1000 & Schedule B 9014.20.2000

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