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Offline David E

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Re: 7 foot Chances glass !
« Reply #10 on: June 05, 2013, 09:47:47 AM »
Another Chance lighthouse optic, this time a 4th order lens assembly. At just 26-in high (66cm) tall, it was designed for a harbour (Granton) for guiding ships in. The red sleeve indicates it was a port-side light, as opposed to starboard (green).

A mere 36,000. A great pity: they only have one and I wanted a pair...  ;D
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Offline chopin-liszt

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Re: 7 foot Chances glass !
« Reply #11 on: June 05, 2013, 09:55:34 AM »
I grew up in Granton!
(an area of Edinburgh)
Cheers, Sue (M)

Three Wise Women would have asked for directions, arrived on time, delivered the baby, cleaned the stables and made a casserole...

And there WOULD have been peace on earth.


 

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