Vintage, Handheld Bearing Compass, English, Oak, Maritime, Navigation, Sestrel

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Material Oak
Room Living Room
Period 20th Century
Item type All
Width (cm) 14.50
Depth (cm) 15.50
Height (cm) 34.50
Dimensions H 34.5 cm x W 14.5 cm x D 15.5 cm
Product Code ‌KCLF542

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Location United Kingdom
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This is a vintage hand-held bearing compass. An English, oak, marine navigation aid with Sestrel dial, dating to the mid-20th century, circa 1950. A fascinating maritime set Displays a desirable aged patina Oak handle and walnut deck box show fine grain interest Original glass in good order throughout Compass displays cardinal and inter-cardinal points North marked with the Sestrel logotype – a trademark of Henry Browne & Son Built-in sight with optical prism magnifies bearing for ease of use Bezel engraved with supplying chandler – Capt. O. M. Watts of London Oak handle complete with unmarked compass card In period the compass could be illuminated for night time use Screw-cap bottom reveals the dry cell battery compartment – battery absent Teak box crafted with compass viewing window and brass loop handle This is a fantastic vintage compass set, perfectly suited to pleasure yachting or as an interesting desk ornament for those who yearn for the sea. Delivered waxed, polished and ready for the home or top deck. Dimensions: Max width 11cm (4.25”) Max depth 11cm (4.25”) Max height 25.5cm (10”) Box width 14.5cm (5.75") Box depth 15.5cm (6") Box height 34.5cm (13.5") We offer a 100% satisfaction guarantee with all of our antiques

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