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Lot 1142 - John Parkes & Sons sextant late 19th century, brass sextant marked Negus, New York; in dovetailed

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John Parkes & Sons sextant late 19th century, brass sextant marked Negus, New York; in dovetailed box with John Parkes & Sons, 6 Price St. Liverpool label, included with extra lenses; brass plate on cover inscribed: JJ IGOE.

box: L10"" W11"" H5""

Other Notes: Lt. James Joseph Igoe (1859-1919) served in the Spanish American War and was Captain of the USS Celtic which was the largest contingent of the South Carolina Navy Militia. Under his direction the vessel supplied forces in American and Cuban waters and sailed around Cape Horn for operations in the Philippine Islands. He and his family settled in Charleston, South Carolina and he constructed a house at 9 New St. For a period of time he served as the Harbor Commissioner. He was married to Caroline Florence Humphry and together they had several children.

This sextant was used by Lt. Igoe when he sailed around Cape Horn, Africa.

* The description of the above lot by the auctioneer in the language of the auction is the governing description. Any translation using Google translate is a guide only - its accuracy cannot be guaranteed and it is used at your own risk.
Estimate: 300 USD - 500 USD
Category: Fine Art & Antiques

Two Day Americana & Asian Auction- The Moog Estate

  • Venue Address

  • 7 Lexington Drive
  • West Columbia
  • South Carolina
  • 29170
  • United States
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  • Sale Date

  • 23 Mar 2013 10:00 EST
  • 24 Mar 2013 13:00 EST

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Estate of Henry B. Moog, Atlanta, George
Estate of Helen & Lawrence Aiken, Columbia, South Carolina
Deaccessions from the Columbus Museum, Columbus, Georgia
and other fine estate, public and private collections

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