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    Re: Dating Hughes and Son sextants
    From: Francis Upchurch
    Date: 2020 Jan 4, 06:45 -0000

    Hi, Niall,
    J Sewills were a famous Liverpool marine instrument supplier. They generally 
    got their sextants from specialist Makers such as Husun.
    This one looks like a good 1939 example. If all working ok and mirrors and 
    lenses clean, very much a collector's item. 
    I've seen similar go for around £500 on ebay.
    If it works well, I'd keep this little gem and learn celnav here!
    Best wishes
    Francis
    
    
    -----Original Message-----
    From: NavList@fer3.com [mailto:NavList@fer3.com] On Behalf Of Niall Fitzpatrick
    Sent: 04 January 2020 01:32
    To: francisupchurch---.com
    Subject: [NavList] Re: Dating Hughes and Son sextants
    
    Hello and good morning, my name is Niall and I have recently been left this sextant, see pics.
    I just have a few questions if anyone could answer.
    why does the sextant made by Husun have Sewills name on it.
    Is there collectors out there for this type of instrument.
    kind regards 
    Niall
    
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