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#726 deSitter

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Posted 30 April 2016 - 06:35 AM

What a great thread. That was the Cave I wanted to own some day. How did the optics turn out? Hope your hearing improved.

 

If you Google "ELLI BUK COLLECTION DAY" you will find 4 days of auctions by Grogan & Company and a listing for every imaginable sort of retro gizmo. It's odd to think of this simple, functional device living in Manhattan among that menagerie. Here is Don Trombino's obit..

 

http://adsabs.harvar...JBAA..108Q.336A

 

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#727 Bomber Bob

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Posted 30 April 2016 - 07:17 AM

"I  just thought I'd shoot a few for you guys following the thread."

 

And we thank you!  I could gawk at your Cave Cass all day long.  This thread started a couple of months before I joined the forum, and I studied your restoration closely - my kind of online tutorial.




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