A Community Devoted to the Preservation and Practice of Celestial Navigation and Other Methods of Traditional Position-Finding
From: Jared Sherman
Date: 2002 Jun 13, 00:22 -0400
Peter- It is with great regret that I must comment that sextants are often mounted on plaques and presented as awards or "Antiques", in some cases with those inconvenient legs and handles cut off. I suspect that is sadly the largest use of sextants today.