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Code 7236
EUR 350.00
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EUR 350.00
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1647280751Code 7236 Small CompassSmall pocket compass English made in 1920 circa. It has a lid with snap closure with release button inside the ring. Compass card with eight winds. Good condition and in order. Diameter cm 3.5, inches 1.4 height 1.5 – inches 0.6

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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