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    Re: Sextants, vernier and micrometer.
    From: Henry Halboth
    Date: 2006 Oct 30, 23:28 -0500

    Alex,
    
    It looks to me to be a 10 second vernier. Most older sextants/octants had
    either 10 or 15 second reading verniers.
    
    Henry
    
    On Mon, 30 Oct 2006 12:42:58 -0500 (EST) Alexandre E Eremenko
     writes:
    >
    >
    > Dear George,
    > Could you look at the picture of the vernier
    > of that Hezzanith on e-bay we just discussed:
    > http://www.math.purdue.edu/~eremenko/pic1.jpg
    > It is supposed to provide 0.2' reading.
    > What do you think of it?
    >
    > One more request. As I understand, you had that
    > bad sextant (which you returned) in your possession
    > for few days. Could you recall some detail about
    > it which would permit to exclude the possibility that
    > this one is the same?
    >
    > Like the number and power of the scopes. Presence/absence
    > of eyepiece filters?
    > Anything about the certificate?
    > Was it a 10" reading vernier? (This one is 0.2' reading).
    >
    > Thanks.
    > Alex.
    >
    >
    >
    > >
    >
    
    
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