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Old 07-06-2011, 11:20   #1
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Aries IIIB sextant in excellent condition -- has never been used. Comes in wood box which does have tiny dings. Will include 2 books on celestial navigation: "Celestial Navigation for Yachtsmen" by Mary Blewitt and "The Sextant Handbook" by Bruce Bauer. $350 + shipping or pick-up in Hampton, VA.
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is it brass or plastic?
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Re: Sextant

Aries IIIB??? or Astra IIIB???

If its the Astra then its definitely not plastic. A description of the Astra IIIB can be found here

Astra IIIB with Trad Mirror | Astra IIIB | Marine Sextants | Celestaire, Inc.
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Oops -- it IS an Astra IIIB, not an Aries IIIB. They are made of aluminum, not brass or plastic. This one has the whole mirror for full horizon:

Astra IIIB with WH Mirror | Astra IIIB | Marine Sextants | Celestaire, Inc.
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SOLD. Thanks for all the interest.
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