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1636125492Code 7068 Travel compassSmall brass travel compass, eight winds compass card on paper complete with goniometric circle. English manufacture from the 1930s. Excellent condition, fully functional. Diameter cm 3.5 - inches 1.37, thickness cm 1 - inches 0.39.

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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