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Code 7075
EUR 500.00
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EUR 500.00
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1634214373Code 7075 Nautical compassNautical travel compass of brass made in the early 1900s, this is a small compass used far from magnetic fields to check the ship's course. The compass is complete with compass card with 8 winds, a goniometric circle and a compass card block. Diameter 5.3x2 cm - 2x0.78 inches. Excellent condition, fully functional.

The Greeks and the Romans didn't know the possibility to use magnetic fields for orient, but this possibility probably was known by the Chinese people: about in 2600 B.C. Hoang-Ti the emperor won Tchi-Yeou the prince using a magic cart, the See-Nan (cart indicating the South), finding the way of escape of the enemy that has been covered by smoke: on this cart there was a rotating human shaped figure with an arm stretched indicating the South (obviously indicating the North too, but the South was the most important cardinal point for the Chinese people). The Chinese people used magnetic fields also for spectacles: throwing magnetized arrows like dice, they indicated south like a magic, amazing the public.

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