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Discussion in 'Collections' started by James Stewart, Jan 23, 2020.

  1. James Stewart

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    Now if you are depending on me to "do the maths" please expect another "Flight 19" type outcome, eg getting lost.
    I can't give a sensible or reasonable answer but I find these things and charts interesting getting out and back being so important. I guess one has to respect the ability of those who could use these tools and get their colleagues "there and back" safely. Sextant complete in its case wit "the extras".
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    IMG_1341.JPG Bearing indicator, sadly the makers and acceptance plates have been removed.
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    Another simpler device IMG_1334.JPG IMG_1336.JPG IMG_1317.JPG IMG_1319.JPG IMG_1314.JPG IMG_1313.JPG IMG_1316.JPG IMG_1320.JPG IMG_2392.JPG would love the compass to set these on but where to find and the transit implications.
     
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    A calculator used in celestial navigation. I found this in a collector s fair in Normandy last year, buying it then would have cleaned me out so I contacted the vendor on my return home and bought it then.
    A crack in the top cap otherwise in good order, used post-war by the French Navy it came with instructions in French. I would love a star globe IMG_8227.JPG IMG_8229.JPG IMG_8235.JPG IMG_8237.JPG IMG_8238.JPG IMG_8239.JPG IMG_8241.JPG IMG_8247.JPG IMG_8249.JPG IMG_8252.JPG to go with this but so very rare and darned expensive. :(
     
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    some information on this device from Eduardo IMG_8253.JPG IMG_8254.JPG IMG_8256.JPG Delgrado's excellent work on Kriegsmarine Collectibles which he has in his fine collection. Eduardo is "one of the good guys".
     
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    Very nice. Got the modern version of the star scope, daughter gave me it for Christmas a while back. Look through the eyepiece and it lights when it detects each constellation.
     
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