Wooden Cased Compass

Wooden Cased Compass

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Reference

82264

A Compass in a satin birch case.

The compass case has a removable lid that protects the domed glass covering the dial. The floating card shows 16 points with the 4 Cardinals, 4 Half Cardinals and 8 False Points. North is represented by a Fleur de Lys with the other 15 points represented by their initials, i.e. S, SW, and SSW.

The case is well turned with the lid a good tight fit. Late 19th Century.

Dimensions:

Height 3 cm / 1 14"
Width 5.5 cm / 2 14"
Depth 5.5 cm / 2 14"
Period

Late 19th Century.

Medium

Satin Birch, Card, Metal

Country

England

Exhibitions
Departure of the 6th
Condition

Good.

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