Rare "fancy" yacht binnacle by Negus with a skylight dome, highly polished, with gimbaled compass by Ritchie of Boston. Varnished mahogany base with Negus New York maker's plaque in brass. Brass mounting feet. *Photo of drawing is an example from a Negus product catalog from the 1890s and is not accompanied with this purchase. It's a reference material only.
Dimensions: 31" L x 47" H
From a Negus catalog description: "Stand is of finely polished mahogany. All fittings are red metal. Binnacle top is our improved six-sided pattern in which the compass can be seen from all points. Price complete with magnets, compass and iron spheres. Made in all sizes."
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