Vintage Binnacle Compass, English, Brass, Maritime, Navigation, Instrument

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Material Brass
Room Living Room
Period Early 20th Century
Width (cm) 21.50
Depth (cm) 21.50
Height (cm) 26.00
Dimensions H 26 cm x W 21.5 cm x D 21.5 cm
Product Code ‌KCLF556

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This is a vintage binnacle compass. An English, brass maritime navigation instrument, dating to the early 20th century, circa 1930. Fascinating maritime instrument Displays a desirable aged patina Weathered brass commensurate with age - one indent to lid at rear Replete with four screw fixings and a hanging loop Oil lamp absent Bright, glass porthole for observing the compass 2-axis gimbal keeps even level in rough seas Fluid-filled compass marked with Brooks & Hawkes, Birmingham Displays cardinal and intercardinal points, north represented by a fleur-de-lys motif This vintage binnacle compass is blessed with maritime appeal and time-served patina. Delivered polished and ready for the home. Dimensions: Max width 21.5cm (8.5") Max depth 21.5cm (8.5") Max height 26cm (10.25") We offer a 100% satisfaction guarantee with all of our antiques.

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