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1621950220Code 6952B Officer compassOfficer pocket compass of chromed brass shaped like a pocket watch. Made in England in the early 1900s. The compass is equipped with a lid with snap closure with release button inside the ring. Compass card with sixteen winds complete with goniometric circle for calculating horizontal angles. Excellent condition, fully functional. Diameter cm 4.5 - inches 1.77, thickness cm 2 - inches 0.78.

The use of a magnetic needle is described by the Arab scientist Bailak Al Qabajaqi: in 1242 during a travel from Tripoli in Syria to Alexandria the captain of the ship used it, putting in a pail with water a piece of cork with a needle and magnetizing it with a magnet; the needle moved immediately in the North-South direction.

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