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    Re: Freiberger box trivia
    From: Ken Gebhart
    Date: 2003 Nov 27, 12:27 -0600

    on 11/26/03 4:06 PM, Axel Vis at Axel.Vis{at}MACAW.NL wrote:
    
    > Dear navigators,
    >
    > I have recently completely spoiled myself (one has to now and again) and
    > gave myself a Freiberger as a pressy.
    >
    > In the left top corner of the box is a solid cylindrical shape that has
    > a corresponding square block glued to the lid. I can only think of a
    > sort of support for the lid protecting the moveable mirror but the same
    > effect can be achieved by more efficient means. Anyone any ideas?
    > Then there is also a wooden block glued in the box next to the sextant
    > that has a stud with a screw that appears to be the same as the screw
    > that holds the telecope. Is this just a reserve screw or has something
    > been fixed by the screw?
    >
    > Thanks,
    >
    > Axel
    >
    Axel,
    
    The cylinder is for storage of the optional lighting unit which normally
    slips over the (rear I think) end of the drum which encloses the micrometer
    screw.
    
    Ken
    
    
    

       
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