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    Re: WWII astrocompass still on Offer
    From: Dave Weilacher
    Date: 2002 Oct 3, 17:09 -0700

    Perhaps you can acquire a base from Celestaire.
    
    On Thu, 3 Oct 2002 18:54:19 -0500 Brian Whatcott 
    wrote:
    
    > I did surrender to the call of the ..er..
    > astrocompass.
    > Of the three mentioned on eBay, I topped the
    > bidding on the third
    > and highest priced one - at $67 plus S&H  None
    > with bases though.
    > One of them had a noticably wrinkled sight
    > screen (ivory plastic sheet)
    > which I suppose was heat damage.
    >
    > And I am glad: do you hear? Glad!
    >
    > :-)
    >
    > Brian
    >
    > At 07:15 AM 9/25/02, you wrote:
    > >Well worth the price my friend. I paid $350.00
    > Canadian for mine (astro
    > >compass only)in 1983 so Celestaire's price is
    > quite reasonable.
    > >
    > >Once you have it in your hot little hands, you
    > will not regret it! Now
    > >slowly come to the light...yes, that's
    > it...closer...
    > >
    > >
    > >
    > > >Hmmmm.... $295 + $30 for the base.  Still on
    > offer at their URL.
    > > >Just how lustful am I, anyway?  :-)
    > > >
    > > >
    > > >
    > > >Thanks again,
    > > >Brian W
    >
    > Brian Whatcott
    >    Altus OK                      Eureka!
    >
    
    
    
    Dave Weilacher
    .US Coast Guard licensed captain
    .    #889968
    .ASA certified sailing and celestial
    .    navigation instructor #990800
    .IBM AS400 RPG contract programmer
    
    
    

       
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