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    Re: Sextant telescope
    From: Jean-Philippe Planas
    Date: 2010 Nov 30, 04:33 -0800
    Gary,
     
    Your telescope is certainly not a standard SNO-T 4x telescope (said by Zeiss). It is clearly a telecope coming from somewhere else fitted with an adapted or specially machined fork.
     
    JPP



    --- On Tue, 11/30/10, Gary LaPook <glapook---.net> wrote:

    From: Gary LaPook <glapook---.net>
    Subject: [NavList] Sextant telescope
    To: NavList@fer3.com
    Date: Tuesday, November 30, 2010, 1:16 AM

    After seeing the photos in Bill Morris' excellent book, The Nautical Sextant (which I recommend to everybody on this list), I realized that I have a weird telescope for my SNO-T sextant. I had wondered why it did not lock into the sextant box and now I know why, the rising piece is in the wrong place. It works fine but it is not the same as the photos of the telescopes in the book that have the rising piece at the front of the telescope while mine is further to the rear. Do others have this kind of telescope on their SNO-Ts? Any ideas where my telescope came from?
    I have attached three photos of my telescope.
    gl
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