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A good example of an English traveller's compass. Blued compass needle on a crystal pivot, North and South marked. Spring loaded brass needle lock. The compass points are on printed paper in typical period style.

The case is a hinged solid mahogany with a cast brass catch. Hinges are replacements. Machined brass holding bezel.

c.1780

POCKET MAGNETIC COMPASS. EIGHTEENTH CENTURY ENGLISH.

AU$475.00Price
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