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    Re: Cleaning arc of Vernier sextant.
    From: N S Gurnell
    Date: 2006 Oct 24, 09:58 -0700

    It looks similar to one I sold for a quid early in 1947 when I returned from a
    twenty month voyage on a tramp steamer.
    Good luck, it never put me on the rocks.  n.s.g
    --- George Huxtable  wrote:
    
    > 
    > Sorry, to say, I missed out the URL information that I intended to 
    > send with my last message. Here's that message again, all complete.
    > 
    > 
    > Fred Hebard asked, about my recent sextant acquisition-
    > 
    > | My curiosity got the better of me; is it item
    > | 320038599150 on eBay?
    > 
    > No. There were two almost identical instruments up for auction at the
    > same time.
    > 
    > http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=280036899084
    > http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=320038599150
    > 
    > The one I bought, which cost me �255, is the first of the two.
    > 
    > The other went an hour or so later, at �290.
    > 
    > George.
    > 
    > contact George Huxtable at george@huxtable.u-net.com
    > or at +44 1865 820222 (from UK, 01865 820222)
    > or at 1 Sandy Lane, Southmoor, Abingdon, Oxon OX13 5HX, UK.
    > 
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