Lot 41 (Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Art ('Hesperus'), 30th April 2019)

A COPPER AND BRASS BOAT BINNACLE COMPASS BY DENT, CIRCA 1840

Sold for £500


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A COPPER AND BRASS BOAT BINNACLE COMPASS BY DENT, CIRCA 1840

the 2½in. card with jewel pivot mounted within liquid filled bowl, the rim inscribed in copperplate DENT'S Patent Liquid Compass No. 1452, 61 Strand London, gimbal-mounted within copper housing with gimbal securing switch to front, bevelled glass to port, folding carry handle and hinged lighting compartment containing burner with lower drawer with spare wicks and reflector, the back with hanging bracket -- 8½ x 6½in. (21.5 x 16.5cm.)

Auction: Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Art ('Hesperus'), 30th April 2019

Pictures and Naval - 1-61

Sailor Art - 65-97

Shipwreck and East India Co. - 100-125

Collectables inc. Rowing, Liner and Fittings - 128-167

Instruments 170-249

Ship Models - 250-287

 

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