Patinated brass sextant with platinum scale and vernier, complete with its two glasses in a mahogany box bearing the label of 'Emmanuel Malacrida Ingénieur, opticien, constructeur, 4 rue Beauvau 22 rue Cannebière, Marseille'. Radius 20cm; box 273mm x 245mm x 125mm. Early 20th century.
Instrument in very good condition. Malacrida is known for several instruments including navispheres and barometers.