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    Re: vernier sextant required
    From: George Huxtable
    Date: 2001 Jul 23, 4:15 PM

    I wrote-
    >> 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?
    and Ed Falk responded-
    >Check ebay.
    >Sounds like you're going on the Endeavour trip.  Tell us all about it!
    My reply-
    No, afraid not. But I do have an on-shore involvement.
    George Huxtable.
    George Huxtable, 1 Sandy Lane, Southmoor, Abingdon, Oxon OX13 5HX, UK.
    Tel. 01865 820222 or (int.) +44 1865 820222.

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