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    Sextant on ebay
    From: Robert Eno
    Date: 2006 Sep 4, 18:11 -0500
    Gentlemen,
     
    Have a look at this sextant.
     
    http://cgi.ebay.ca/Marine-military-sextant-C-PLATH-22309_W0QQitemZ170024496814QQihZ007QQcategoryZ66638QQssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem
     
    I have never come across an unpainted sextant (except the cheapo knock off reproductions). It looks like the WWII type used on U-boats (aluminium) but the U-boat sextant was painted black. Also, note the two objects on either side of the alidade.
     
    This sextant looks like it is made out of stainless steel.
     
    Anyone know anything about it?
     
     
    Robert

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