Rare Binnacle

Lannan Gallery

Rare, Spanish-American War binnacle. Highly polished binnacle with inset marine barometer by New York maker Clairmont Nichol. Presentation plate reads: "Binnacle of the Spanish Armored Cruiser Visc? Beached July 30 1898, fifteen miles west of Santiago de Cuba after the of Admiral Squadron by the U.S. North Atlantic Fleet". 36" tall x 14" diameter.

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