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    Re: Mystery Sextant
    From: John Visser
    Date: 2017 Oct 26, 17:40 -0700

    Thanks, Frank.  I am more inclined to think that these were made by Magma, and private labeled by others, including Tamya.  It appears to be a clone of a C. Plath.  I think Tamya may have been responding to price pressure and contracted for these to fill in the low end.  I have a Tamaya, and it is far superior to this example.  It's also been suggested that folks made counterfiet Tamyas from these.  

    Part of the reason I say this is because my label says Magma Corp., and then "brand: N.Y. Nautical.

    It seems O.K., though, but please excuse, I have made up this alternate narrative I present, based on my observations and reading, and I'm no expert.  


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