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    Periscopic Sextant Mount Listing--Beware-- Useless
    From: Robert Swartz
    Date: 2020 Aug 18, 20:26 -0700

    There is a listing on Ebay for a periscopic sextant mount. It is incomplete as there is no azimuth ring, locking mechanism, or electrical connections.

    I queried the seller and got this response:

    https://www.ebay.com/itm/NAS-quonset-Kollsman-instrument-corp-Periscope-Sextant-mount-1964-aircraft-equip/303656440658?hash=item46b3559352:g:LpQAAOSw-nRfOXr5

    I believe the answer to each of your questions is No. Sorry. Basically you are getting what is pictured and no additional parts.
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    Does this mount have the azimuth dial and electrical connection?
    Can the sextant lock in w/ the locking mechanism?
    These were sold as a way to vent pressurized aircraft in event of smoke from an inboard fire.
    They are totally useless as a sextant mount.
    There is a complete one listed on Ebay w/ the sextant. Notice the difference:
    The mounts are quite scarce and bring a premium price as most were left attached when the B 52s and other military aircraft were scrapped.
    Robert Swartz
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