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    Re: Troughton and Simms
    From: Alexandre Eremenko
    Date: 2013 Jan 9, 09:07 -0500

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    > I am now the proud owner of a Troughton and Simms Pillar Sextant and would
    > love to know how old it is. Any ideas?
    
    Numbers or markings on the frame or on the arc can help.
    They are not visible on the photo.
    What is the arc radius?
    
    > Also, some of the numbers have been worn down. Is it advisable to find a
    > skilled engraver to 'refresh' them?
    
    I don't think so. On my opinion, any interference will decrease its
    antique value. Just clean it if necessary.
    
    Alex.
    
    
    
    
    
    
    

       
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