Circa 1840 Boat Compass

Lannan Gallery

6562

Maritime boat compass in spun brass bowl with original clay putty and glass, brass strap gimbal and sliding lid. Waxed finish on old timber box. This is a very early example of a small boat compass. CIRCA 1840. Quite Rare.

Overall Dimensions: 3"H x 4"L x 4"D
Made: American
Material: Brass
Date: Circa 1840


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