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    Re: vernier sextant required
    From: Ed Falk
    Date: 2001 Jul 23, 2:29 PM

    > For a project, I am looking out for a Vernier metal sextant (NOT a
    > micrometer sextant, NOT a plastic sextant, NOT a wooden octant) in working
    > order, immediately available in UK, to borrow until mid-October or to
    > purchase.
    >
    > Not looking for a historical instrument or museum-piece, just a workaday
    > sextant. But it must have its scale fully readable, not tarnished or
    > polished away. And its shades intact, and all bits and pieces such as a
    > lens for reading the scale. In its box. Suitable for real use at sea.
    >
    > Anmy ideas, anyone?
    
    Check ebay.
    
    Sounds like you're going on the Endeavour trip.  Tell us all about it!
    

       
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