Bureau of Standards Model 2 Bubble Sextant

Weems used this sextant in training Charles Lindbergh and Lincoln Ellsworth. The National Bureau of Standards designed it for the Navy in 1924, and Bausch & Lomb manufactured it.

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Weems used this sextant in training Charles Lindbergh and Lincoln Ellsworth.
Type: Artifact
Image Date: 2012
Credit: National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution.
Origin: National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution.
Creator: Jaclyn Nash
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Weems used this sextant in training Charles Lindbergh and Lincoln Ellsworth.
Weems used this sextant in training Charles Lindbergh and Lincoln Ellsworth.