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Does NPL still calibrate sextants? (FAQ - Length)

NPL is often asked this question by members of the public who have purchased antique sextants that are supplied with the original NPL certificate. NPL has not offered a service for the calibration of sextants for many years. As far as NPL is aware no commercial organisation in the UK offers a service for the calibration of sextants. New sextants will come with a manufacturers certificate.

Last Updated: 25 Mar 2010
Created: 17 Jul 2007

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