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    Re: vernier sextant required
    From: William Trayfors
    Date: 2001 Jul 22, 11:39 AM

    George:
    
    That shouldn't be hard at all to find in the UK.  Lots of dealers, etc.
    
    Perhaps an alternative would be to buy one.  EBay frequently has them,
    including one interesting vernier sextant by Carl Plath coming up in 3 days
    time:
    
      http://cgi.ebay.com/aw-cgi/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=1167559504
    
    Good luck,
    
    Bill
    
    At 05:17 PM 7/22/2001 +0100, you 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?
    >
    >George Huxtable.
    >
    >------------------------------
    >
    >george---.u-net.com
    >George Huxtable, 1 Sandy Lane, Southmoor, Abingdon, Oxon OX13 5HX, UK.
    >Tel. 01865 820222 or (int.) +44 1865 820222.
    >------------------------------
    
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