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Code 6765
EUR 300.00
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EUR 300.00
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1605539160Code 6765 Small compassSmall travel compass made of turned brass with lid, eight winds compass card of engraved and chromed brass, complete with needle block for calculating horizontal angles. French manufacture of the early 1900s. Excellent condition, fully functional. Diameter 4.3 cm - 1.69 inches, thickness 1.5 cm - 0.59 inches.

The invention of compass is mysterious but it is well known that magnetite was discovered in Magnesia, a city of Asia Minor. At the beginning of ‘300 Giordano da Pisa spoke about magnet as “very useful and necessary” in navigation. Dante in Paradise XII 29 wrote about magnetic needle that indicates the North.

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