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    Surplus Sextants
    From: Dennis W. Farrell
    Date: 1998 Jan 22, 12:16 PM

    I have the following two sextants.  They are of no use to me.  I can't get
    any response out of Celestaire as to whether they'd be interested in buying
    them, though they apparently do buy surplus sextants for rebuilding and
    resale.  I'd be interested in seeing them go to someplace which would give
    them "a good home".  I'm interested in getting some value in return for
    them.  I'd particularly like to turn them (magic wand?) into an Astra or
    equivalent  marine sextant.  Does anyone in the group have any ideas or
    Both appear to be in good to very good condition , but I can't speak to
    their functional condition.
    Thanks  --  dwf
    (Ridgecrest, CA)
    Sextant, Bubble Type (with altitude averaging device) AN-5851-1 built by
    Bendix Aviation Corp., Eclipse Pioneer Division. in fitted wooden case,
    with battery holder, connector, and spare light bulbs.
    Sextant, Mirror Horizon Two Power Magnification with Variable Time
    Integrator Type MA-1, Specification Mil-S-9391 by Kollsman Instrument Co.,
    with original heavily padded soft carrying case.
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