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    Re: Infrared sextant
    From: Philip Lange
    Date: 2014 Aug 24, 15:50 -0400
    THERE WAS ALSO AN ELECTRONICS BOX THAT COMPLETED THE SET THAT IS NOT PRESENT.

    I wonder what function the electronics box had. 

    On 08/24/2014 10:41 AM, Noell Wilson wrote:

    Interesting old sextant on eBay:

     
    HISTORIC MACNEIL ALL WEATHER SEXTANT Ca1932 - CASED EXCELLENT CONDITION

    Built by Hughes, it apparently concentrated infrared energy and allowed sun shots on overcast days. 

    Regards

    Noell

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