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Code 6879A
EUR 350.00
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EUR 350.00
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1614266608Code 6879A Antique 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 from the early 1900s. Excellent condition, fully functional. Diameter 5 cm - 1.96 inches, thickness 1.5 cm - 0.7 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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