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Article about: Dear friends hello. Here is the sextan of pocket English, that I took(brought) out in search(excavation) in 1985 (22 years ago), in the dunes of the sector of the Dunkerque. He(It) is except

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    Dear friends hello.
    Here is the sextan of pocket English, that I took(brought) out in search(excavation) in 1985 (22 years ago), in the dunes of the sector of the Dunkerque.
    He(It) is exceptionally very well kept(preserved), (taken(brought) out in the sand of dunes, lid and trapdoor with lens closed, manufacturing completes).

    Sight of the closed sextan lid


    Sight of the boitier and the opened lid

    Sight of the table of convertion of the tangents


    Sight of the deck, and its knurl of regulation, its magnifying glass of reading on articulated arm and its key of fine regulation in its opening of transport



    Sight of the opening of aim in three position: " big person(main part) pierces, for den to eloignier, small pierce, for "close" den, green lens tres bored to review with the sun.


    Sight of the key of fine regulation in the opening of regulation of the adaptation

    Sight of the key of fine regulation in the opening of regulation of azimute


    Sight of the lenses of color taken(brought) out of the accommodation(housing) of transport


    For his(her,its) restoration the games(sets) of miroire were replaced, because too much pricked by the humidity.

    Greetings
    : Look for doc or photos of this type of material(equipment)

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    Great shape also!

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    Nice pics, not a clue of what is was used for my guess: Aiming device

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    J.Hicks also made a plethora of equipment includung, but not limited to 'Green Card Prismatic Compass's Scientific Collectables for J Hicks London compasses and Anemometres ( as used by the Sydney Obsevatory) H10038 Anemometer, Robinson's anemometer, metal / wood / paper, made by J Hicks, London, England, 1875-1885 used by Sydney Observatory, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia - D*Hub

    so methinks you've got quite a valuable find there!

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    Hello, thank you very much for your information.

    salutations

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