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    Lifeboat sextant instruction booklet
    From: Frank Reed
    Date: 2013 Dec 31, 12:11 -0800

    There's a small book published in 1944 offered on ebay right now that I haven't seen before:

    I could not find a copy online. Does anyone here own a hard copy? Could you scan it for us? I'm sure there's nothing new here, but it's always interesting to see these "minimalist" instructions in celestial navigation. Or perhaps someone could buy it for me as a New Year's present, and then I will scan it for the community. :)

    Incidentally, the other auction for a "mystery" instrument, which is actually an old, corroded lifeboat sextant, has been re-listed it at a much lower price after I sent the seller a note. It's still too high, but it's an improvement.


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