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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
    -----Original Message-----
    From: NavList@fer3.com [mailto:NavList@fer3.com] On Behalf Of Niall Fitzpatrick
    Sent: 04 January 2020 01:32
    To: francisupchurch@gmail.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 
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