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    Re: Sextant sales; was: Role of CN at sea, was Re: Averaging sights ...
    From: Bill B
    Date: 2004 Oct 14, 15:57 -0500

    > Is it possible to get any specific number?
    > Or an estimate?
    > I mean something more precise that ("hundreds OR thousands
    > Astra III sales" in Bill's message).
    > Alex.
    > On Thu, 14 Oct 2004, CarlZog wrote:
    >> ----- Original Message -----
    >> From: "Ken Gebhart" 
    >>> Carl,
    >>> Sextant sales in the US, Europe, and Australia are all higher than
    Kindly provided by a leader in the business  of selling sextants and
    navigational goods.  The question was, "an estimate of current annual
    world-wide sales.'
    Astra IIIB - 1500, Cassens & Plath - 300, Tamaya - 30, Freiberger - 300,
    Russian - Don't know if they still make them new or not, Davis plastic (MK
    25,15, & 3) - 5000.  Of the Davis models, most are the MK-3 which go to
    schools, and gift shops, and are not destined for real navigation use.

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