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Code 6688
EUR 500.00
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1603196152Code 6688 Antique compassMagnetic topographic compass, of oak and brass; instrument consisting of a magnetized needle free to rotate on a horizontal plane, marking with the tip of the needle the direction of magnetic north, compass card with eight winds complete with goniometric circle divided into 360 °, complete with the compass needle lock. German manufacture of the late 19th century. Excellent condition. 8.5x8.5 cm - 3.34x3.34 inches, thickness 2.5 cm - 0.98 inches.

The invention of the compass is mysterious but it is well known that magnetite was discovered in Magnesia, a city of Asia Minor. We can find the first indications about the use in Europe of the magnetic force for orientation at the end of the XII century because of merchants and Arab navigators.

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