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    Re: Sextant on ebay
    From: Jean-Philippe Planas
    Date: 2006 Sep 5, 11:00 -0500
    Yes 90 Euros are about 108$. But what I meant was that you could probably buy this scope from a private seller at less than 100$ whereas RegioZeist is a professional retailer adding VAT on tha sale leading to a commercial price of 90 Euros.
    So let us say that this scope can be purchased in the commercial sector for about 110$.
    JPP

    Courtney Thomas <cc.thomas@earthlink.net> wrote:
    My understanding is that 90 Euros is a lot more than <$100 but would be pleased to be wrong  :-)
     
    Courtney
    ----- Original Message -----
    Sent: Tuesday, September 05, 2006 1:39 AM
    Subject: [NavList 1160] Re: Sextant on ebay

    Yes this is the common inverting scope 6x or 7x that one finds with SNO-Ms and SNO-T. The scope itself is worth less than 100$. It can be had at RegioZeist, a Dutch seller, http://www.regiozeist.nl/eng_scheeps_sextant_freiberger_parts.htm, for 90 Euros.
    JPP

    Bill <billyrem42@earthlink.net> wrote:

    Alex responded>
    > Yes,
    > This is definitely an SNO-M,
    > silver-painted, with C-Plath logos and
    > numbers stamped. Some parts are painted
    > "bronze". This is not the first case
    > we see such forgery on e-Bay.
    >
    > Alex

    So would that be the famed inverting scope with grid we see on the sextant?
    Perhaps worth the price just for the scope?

    Bill



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