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    From: Dave Walden
    Date: 2008 Nov 13, 15:17 -0800
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    NavList 3043] Re: Dennert & Pape MHR-1 HR-2 Cylindrical Slide LineRuler
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    admin20366---com
    Date: 26 Jul 2007 13:08
     



    On Jul 26, 5:41 pm, MaxU88 <admin20...---com> wrote:
    > Hi
    >
    > Thanks for the reply and the links..
    >
    > The ARG-1 at Toronto Surplus is the Luftwaffe version.  The price is
    > Astronomical too.  They were asking (wait for it) $8K, but then
    > apparently reduced it to $5.5K(ish).  Way way too much money in my
    > opinion.  The Luftwaffe versions are not that particularly rare.  I
    > heard that this one may have come from a museum collection, which help
    > influence the high price.
    >
    > Looking through the eyepiece you can see the numbered grid.  This is
    > what I have read about the
    > ARG-1.
    >
    > The ARG-1 contains a stereographic projection of the sphere engraved
    > on glass, which is viewed through a microscope for sight reduction.
    > It has has a bakelite body with a rheostat and base mounted
    > illumination module.  The circular glass screen has a highly accurate
    > mercator projection engraved to the underside and a silk illumination
    > cover.  It has an azimuth and microscope eyepiece with adjustable
    > cross hairs.
    >
    > Best wishes
    >
    > Maxwww.atlantik-pirat.com


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