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    Re: Ebay Sextant?????????
    From: Joel Jacobs
    Date: 2004 Nov 9, 17:19 +0000

    Yes Fred,
    C.Plath made aluminium frame sextants. I have two of them, but a bit later vintage.
    Joel Jacobs
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     -------------- Original message ----------------------
    From: Fred Hebard 
    > The EBay listing cites an aluminum frame, which I'm not sure C. Plath
    > ever used, or, if they did, up in the 60s.
    > On Nov 9, 2004, at 11:13 AM, Alexandre Eremenko wrote:
    > > The frame looks exactly like a frame
    > > of an old Soviet SN or SNO-M sextant.
    > > (These old Soviet sextants were probably
    > > modeled on C Plath, but I've never seen
    > > a C. Plath with exactly this shape of frame).
    > > Where does the arm come from I could not
    > > determine.
    > > The scope is obviously not from this sextant
    > > (as many people noticed).
    > > And they seem to have painted the teeth of the arc(!)
    > >
    > > Alex
    > >
    > >> Check this eBay listing and let's see who can say
    > >> what's wrong with this
    > >> sextant.
    > >>
    > >> Joel Jacobs
    > >

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