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    Re: Plath Coutinho Sextant on eBay
    From: Werner Luehmann
    Date: 2011 May 21, 12:35 +0200

    Saw recently almost an almost exactly same looking Coutinho sextant on Ebay.
    Had been fabricated in  Jan 1936 (this one is Feb 1936). Same scope, no
    artificial horizon. Same round box, although with a data plate (here missing).
    On both the lighting unit- including switch on handle - is missing. Seems this
    mod was done later on (by the same person?).
    Werner
    
    Am Samstag, 21. Mai 2011, 00:28:09 schrieb Paul Saffo:
    > There is a Coutinho ssextant posted on eBay. Unfortunately missing its
    > artificial horizon and showing other subtle evidence of having been
    > modified.  Different scope compared to Ifland, etc, but has an interesting
    > circular case.  Would love to know the take on it from someone who has
    > actually held/owned one of these.
    >
    > Here's the link:
    > http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=270751514899&ssPageName=
    > ADME:B:EF:US:1123#ht_10058wt_1127
    >
    > best
    > -p
    >
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