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Acquired: 21 March, 2008
Acquired from: The Netherlands

The demistaff is a tool made to determine the latitude of one's own ship. It was made so sailors did not have to stare directly into the sun.

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Hirado Dutch Trading Post
Nagasaki Prefecture, Hirado City, Ookubo, 2477
TEL. 0950-26-0636 FAX. 0950-26-0638 E-mail: shokan1639@matsura.or.jp