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    Re: SNO-T for export ?
    From: Bruce Cutting
    Date: 2019 May 03, 11:40 -0600

    Apparently yes.  I have a SNO-T labeled Gilly and Gilly (1985 I
    believe) -  One interesting difference is that id has a vernier on the
    micrometer (which i like very much).  Does your's also have the vernier?
    Quoting Bruno Meier :
    > Hello everyone,
    > I recently purchased an 1987 SNO-T sextant from India. It is in good
    > condition, however I had the bad surprise to discover that several
    > important screws and the mirror calibration tool were missing while
    > I was told by the seller that the sextant was in perfect usable
    > condition... Anyway, this issue should be solved soon thanks to the
    > very kind assistance of Bill Morris (note: his book about the repair
    > and maintenance of SNO-T is an absolute "must have" for any owner of
    > these truely remarkable sextants. His other book "The Nautical
    > Sextant" is also a "must have" in my opinion).
    > Besides of the missing bits and pieces, I also discovered that my
    > sextant's inventory list in the lid of the case, unlike all SNO-T I
    > did see until then, was not written in Russian but in perfect
    > English ! See picture attached. It seems perfectly genuine and
    > "ex-factory", and leads me to believe that, at a certain stage in
    > USSR's history, some SNO-T's were made for export. Does anyone knows
    > more about this ? I would love to learn more about the history of
    > this sextant.
    > Cheers
    > Bruno
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