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    Re: ebay sextant
    From: Fred Hebard
    Date: 2012 Nov 13, 08:02 -0500

    The serial number is appropriate for the stated date of manufacture.
    
    This would be one of the last of the Husun Mates.
    
    It looks genuine.  
    
    Fred Hebard
    
    
    
    
    On Nov 13, 2012, at 7:36 AM, eremenko@math.purdue.edu wrote:
    
    > 
    > Looks like an ordinary Husun to me, with one telescope.
    > Unusual is the box which holds the sextant hand up.
    > Very reasonable solution.
    > 
    > Alex.
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    >> item number  321020393924
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    >> interesting sextant on ebay.  sits in the case handle up.
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    http://i601.photobucket.com/albums/tt93/collector-jo/October%202012/November%202012/SextantWW2Radiotelephone003.jpg
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    http://www.ebay.com/itm/Vintage-Superb-Presentation-Cased-Certified-Marine-Sextant-Kelvin-Hughes-C1957-/321020393924?pt=UK_Antiques_Marine_RL&hash=item4abe4e79c4
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