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    Re: Dennert & Pape MHR-1 HR-2 Cylindrical Slide Line Ruler
    From: Max U
    Date: 2007 Jul 26, 13:08 -0700

    Hi Wolfgang
    Thank you so much for all of the information that you have taken time
    to write, that is really good of you.  I am going to start looking
    through it all now.  8 )
    I am still optimistic that I may find an ARG-1 one day.  It would be
    fantastic if I could find one for 100 EURO, but I think that's a little
    too optimistic!
    Best wishes
    On Jul 26, 5:41 pm, MaxU88  wrote:
    > Hi
    > Thanks for the reply and the links..
    > The ARG-1 at Toronto Surplus is the Luftwaffe version.  The price is
    > Astronomical too.  They were asking (wait for it) $8K, but then
    > apparently reduced it to $5.5K(ish).  Way way too much money in my
    > opinion.  The Luftwaffe versions are not that particularly rare.  I
    > heard that this one may have come from a museum collection, which help
    > influence the high price.
    > Looking through the eyepiece you can see the numbered grid.  This is
    > what I have read about the
    > ARG-1.
    > The ARG-1 contains a stereographic projection of the sphere engraved
    > on glass, which is viewed through a microscope for sight reduction.
    > It has has a bakelite body with a rheostat and base mounted
    > illumination module.  The circular glass screen has a highly accurate
    > mercator projection engraved to the underside and a silk illumination
    > cover.  It has an azimuth and microscope eyepiece with adjustable
    > cross hairs.
    > Best wishes
    > Maxwww.atlantik-pirat.com
    > On Jul 26, 3:29 pm, dw  wrote:
    > > Those with the ION CD may have an article by Mary R. Hunt from 1947 on
    > > the german gyro-sextant from Max's collection.  Can anyone summarize?
    > > Thx.
    > >http://americanhistory.si.edu/collections/navigation/object.cfm?recor...
    > > for more photo's- Hide quoted text -
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