A rare early Victorian brass explorers compass with bar needle and push-on lid c1850

Rare Early Victorian Brass Explorers Compass c1850


Image of Early Victorian Brass Explorers Compass c1850Antique pocket compass having 1½” printed paper dial with outer quadrant scale, decorated cardinals, and with intercardinals and false points. Bar needle suspended on jewelled bearing. Transit lock activated by the lid. Spun brass case with full-depth push-on lid.

A good quality antique compass in very good working order, the transit lock functioning correctly. The case retaining some of its original lacquered finish, marks commensurate with age, free of dents and dings, the glass chip-free.

Although unsigned, almost certainly the work of Francis Barker. A desirable antique compass for the collector.

Dimensions: 1⅞” diameter x ½” deep

Stock No: SI0815

Price: £245

Image of Early Victorian Brass Explorers Compass c1850
Image of Early Victorian Brass Explorers Compass c1850
Image of Early Victorian Brass Explorers Compass c1850
Image of Early Victorian Brass Explorers Compass c1850
Image of Early Victorian Brass Explorers Compass c1850





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