Lot 680: Sextant Short & Mason pocket sextant by Short & Mason London 1901, privately engraved 'Lawrence Chenevix-Trench'

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2015-11-04 16:25:31

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Lot 680: Sextant. Short & Mason pocket sextant by Short & Mason London 1901, privately engraved 'Lawrence Chenevix-Trench', 7cm diameter in its brown leather case stamped Short & Mason 1901. Colonel Lawrence Chenevix Trench (b.1883) served with the Royal Engineers, commissioned 2nd Lieutenant 1901, advanced Captain 1912, Major 1916, wounded, mentioned in despatches and awarded the D.S.O. in 1918 and C.M.G. in 1919, he was Assistant Quartermaster-General of the Northern Command, India between 1933-37, and decorated with the Legion of Honour. (1) Dominic Winter's Automobilia & Motoring Literature Vintage Bicycles Maritime & Railways, Toys & Models Thursday, 12th November 2015 Estimate: £70-100
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