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    Re: Current Sextant Manufacturers
    From: Alexandre Eremenko
    Date: 2012 Mar 29, 16:45 -0400

    I can only add that
    a) it is not completely clear that Freiberger still manufactures them, and
    b) SNO-T may be still manufactured, the factory existed
    few years ago, and they told me on telephone, that yes, they are
    still making it. But they added: for the Russian Navy only:-)
    On Thu, 29 Mar 2012, Zvi Doron wrote:
    > Hello,
    > I was looking at some beautiful C. Plath Navistar Classic second hand sold 
    sextants on the web, knowing that they are not made any more, and wondered 
    who still makes metal marine sextants around the world. After some research I 
    came up with only a handful of makes and models:
    > Freiberger
    >    Drum sextant
    >    Yacht Sextant
    > Cassens & Plath
    >    Several models all based on their Professional sextant frame
    > Tamaya
    >    M-733 Spica
    >    M-833 Jupiter
    > Celestaire & Guangzhou
    >    Astra IIIB
    > Is there anyone else still making metal marine sextant that I missed?
    > View and reply to this message: http://fer3.com/arc/m2.aspx?i=118571

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