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    Re: Barker & Son Precision Small Craft Sextant
    From: Luc Van den Borre
    Date: 2014 Mar 06, 19:09 +0100

    On 6/03/2014 17:51, Jackson McDonald wrote:
    > ------------------------------------------------------------------------
    > I'm stumped.   What is this sextant, and how is it used?
    >
    > 
    http://www.ebay.com/itm/Box-Sextant-late-model-mint-rare-Barker-amp-Son-Precision-Small-Craft-Sextant-/281279919845?&_trksid=p2056016.l4276
    
    Ah, that looks nice.
    
    Bill Morris has a good article on the box sextant (not specifically this
    one), as usual:
    http://sextantbook.com/2010/01/07/a-box-sextant/
    
    I was looking through the archives and happened upon this warning about
    wrongly installed shade glasses. Not sure if it applies to the current
    auction:
    
    http://fer3.com/arc/m2.aspx/Wanted-Small-Craft-Precision-Sextant-from-FrancisBarker-Gebhart-jan-2007-g2114
    
    Luc
    

       
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