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    Re: antique compass revival - questions.
    From: Aubrey O?Callaghan
    Date: 1999 Dec 04, 10:50 EST

    Going thru some unread emails.
    The agent for Sestrel compasses in UK is:
    BPSC Marine Services
    171 Bodycoates road
    Chandlers Ford
    Hants S05 2JA
    Phone: +44 1703 268 400
    The previous owner of my boat had the Sestrel compass serviced there about
    6 years ago.
    Hope this helps,
    At 11:52 05/10/99 +0200, you wrote:
    >Hi - I recently unearthed an old Sestel gimbaled compass. It requires
    >filling with fluid and needs a new card - the existing card seems to be
    >A friend of mine used baby oil to fill a compass -  any suggestions/better
    >ideas on this?
    >Does anyone have a contact for Sestrel (UK?) - there is a type number on the
    >pivoting section inside the bowl.
    >I will probably just use it for display, but would like to restore it.
    Aubrey O'Callaghan
    Wandrin' Star of Dart
    Rival 38
    Contact: Venezuela,
    Puerto La Cruz
      014 210 4625

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