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    Re: Cassens and Plath Sextant
    From: Fred Hebard
    Date: 2004 Mar 21, 17:24 -0500

    Gary,
    
    They pay full new price and more for Astra IIIBs!  Good Cassens and
    Plaths have been running about $800 on EBay.
    
    Fred
    
    On Mar 21, 2004, at 4:35 PM, Gary Harkins wrote:
    
    > I just watched a Cassens and Plath sextant on ebay during the last few
    > minutes of frenzied bidding.  This sextant is 5 years old, the owner
    > didn't know much about it (at least he couldn't tell me if it had the
    > double prism lens), and went for $846.00.  What would make otherwise
    > sane people (presumably) pay 2/3 of what they could buy new for a
    > sextant that has no REAL guarantees?
    
    
    

       
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