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    Re: Advice on Box Sextant
    From: Robert Eno
    Date: 2017 Mar 16, 08:21 -0600

    Good luck on that. I have been looking for one of those for years. My late old friend John Luykx owned one but hung on to it with an iron grip. After he passed away, I don’t know what became of it.  I did see one for sale some years ago on Captain Joel Jacobs’ website but it was out of my price range.

     

    Ilon box sextants were, I believe, manufactured in New York but I suspect not many were manufactured as evidenced by how difficult they are to find.

     

    Robert

     

    From: NavList@fer3.com [mailto:NavList@fer3.com] On Behalf Of Ron Wisner
    Sent: March-15-17 3:14 PM
    To: enoid{at}northwestel.net
    Subject: [NavList] Re: Advice on Box Sextant

     

    I teach celestial navigation and would like to buy an Ilon sextant.  Any suggestions?

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