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Posted 3 years ago

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Sextant used by flight group one NC-4 transatlantic crossing may 8 1919
excellent condition in original box with all parts

http://americanhistory.si.edu/collections/navigation/object.cfm?recordnumber=451576

It predates "BRANDIS & SONS, BROOKLYN, N.Y." and "5296" and "U.S.NAVY NO. 2977"
Ref: "New Devices Aid Navy Seaplanes," New York Times (May 12, 1919), p. 1.

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  1. kerry10456 kerry10456, 3 years ago
    VERY NICE!!!!!
  2. SteveB, 2 years ago
    Researching early aviation navigation instruments and would be interested in getting more info on your Brandis Byrd Sextant: nsbuczko@verizon.net.

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