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    Re: New Soviet era sextant SNO-T
    From: Luc Van den Borre
    Date: 2020 Sep 15, 09:59 +0200

    On 15/09/2020 01:45, Markku Kalima wrote:
    > What's your opinion. Should I start to use that sextant or would it be
    > wanted by some collector? I'm just learning celestial navigation, so I
    > dont really need a museum device, but only a proper sextant.
    
    I would use it. It's a really great sextant, but they are available in
    NOS condition often enough.
    
    Maybe you can even flip the horizon shades the right way:
    https://sextantbook.com/category/blunders/
    
    > What might be the value of this kind of sextant be (in Europe)?
    
    Here's a recent sale:
    
    https://www.benl.ebay.be/itm/Original-russian-navigation-marine-sextant-SNO-T-SNO-T/114267349859
    
    Add ~20% import duties to get about €400 cost inside EU. Seems about
    right to me.
    
    Luc
    

       
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