Nautical instruments

Stuart’s Marine Distance meter – Hughes, ca. 1910

Beautiful complete Stuart distance meter made by Hughes in mahogany box. The distance meter was used in convoy sailing or to maintain a safe distance from a hazard. For detailed information on how to use the distance meter, see

Catalog: NM.5-01
Date: ca. 1910
HWL case: 5x20x12 cm
Signed: Hughes & Son Ltd, London Nr. 7155
Origin: England
Condition: in good and working condition, wear consistent with age and use

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