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    Re: Current Sextant Manufacturers
    From: Zvi Doron
    Date: 2012 Mar 30, 07:27 +0100

    I have seen them in shops in the UK, brand new in the box. Physically they
    look like a copy of the Freiberger drum sextant.
    
    -----Original Message-----
    From: Alexandre Eremenko
    Sent: Thursday, March 29, 2012 11:31 PM
    To: zvidoron---.com
    Subject: [NavList] Re: Current Sextant Manufacturers
    
    
    Zvi,
    
    On Thu, 29 Mar 2012, Zvi Doron wrote:
    > Russian navy or not - the UK is flooded with SNO-T sextants.
    
    These probably come from e-bay. I have never seen one on e-bay made
    after 1990. Some of them are NOS (New Old Stuff, that is old but never
    used). So the question whether they are still made or not remains open.
    
    Alex.
    
    P.S. I also noticed that their price increased and is about the same as
    the price of used Freibergers and Tamayas now. Perhaps this is the effect
    of Bill Morris books:-) He says repeatedly that "probably this is the
    best sextant ever made". As I already mentioned, I tend to agree with this
    statement.
    
    
    
    
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