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Antique sundial
1607078456Code 6787 Antique sundialEngraved boxwood sundial with brass hinges, book-shaped, English manufacture from the second half of the 18th century. The clock is equipped with a compass for orientation inserted in the base with a needle lock and complete with a compass card on paper with eight winds and a goniometric circle. The gnomon is made up of a thread that is put under tension, according to the direction of the celestial axis, when the clock lid is opened. The hour dial is traced inside the lid, indicating the daytime hours The operation of the sundial depends on the apparent movement of the Sun. It consists of a gnomon or stylus that projects the sun’s shadow on a surface crossed by the tracing of hour lines. To read the time correctly, the watch must face north, which is done using the compass.
Code 6787
Antique sundial
United Kingdom
Second half of the 1700s
Cm 7.5x5.5x2
Inches 2.95x2.16x0.78
EUR 1000.00
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Compass magnifying glass
1605543532Code 6750 Compass magnifying glassSmall pocket compass made of brass with magnifying glass. The lens is placed inside a case made between two brass grips. English manufacture of the 1930s. Very good condition. 5x3.5 cm - 1.96x1.37 inches, thickness 1.5 cm - 0.5 inches, compass diameter cm 1 - inches 0.39.
Code 6750
Compass magnifying glass
United Kingdom
1930s
Cm 5x3.5x1.5
Inches 1.96x1.37x0.59
EUR 350.00
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Antique compass
1603196152Code 6688 Antique compassMagnetic topographic compass, of oak and brass; instrument consisting of a magnetized needle free to rotate on a horizontal plane, marking with the tip of the needle the direction of magnetic north, compass card with eight winds complete with goniometric circle divided into 360 °, complete with the compass needle lock. German manufacture of the late 19th century. Excellent condition. 8.5x8.5 cm - 3.34x3.34 inches, thickness 2.5 cm - 0.98 inches.
Code 6688
Antique compass
Germany
Late 1800s
Cm 8.5x8.5x2.5
Inches 3.34x3.34x0.98
EUR 500.00
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Topographic compass
1575625269Code 6527 Topographic compassMid-19th century brass diopter topographic compass signed Stanley Gt Turnstile Holborn London. It is an instrument used for detection, measurement of horizontal angles and magnetic orientation. The instrument consists of two fixed alidades with landmarks, a large compass complete with a goniometric circle engraved from 0 ° to 360 ° with the needle locked and a joint with a tripod ferrule and is placed in its original mahogany wooden box with brass hinges and hooks and complete with key. Very good condition fully functional. Cm 26x14x18 - inches 10.23x5.51x7.
Code 6527
Topographic compass
United Kingdom
Mid-1800s
Cm 26x14x18 box
Inches 10.23x5.51x7 box
EUR 1200.00
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Mining compass
1603876523Code 6745 Mining compassMining diopter topographic compass of brass signed Davis & Son London & Derby, first half of 1800s. It is a survey instrument, for measurement of horizontal and vertical angles and magnetic orientation. The instrument consists of two fixed alidades with sights, a large compass complete with double goniometric circle engraved from 0 ° to 360 ° with needle lock and brass cover, double centesimal vernier for precise reading of angles and joint with tip for tripod. Excellent condition, fully functional. Cm 31x20x23 - inches 12.2x7.87x9.
Code 6745
Mining compass
United Kingdom
First half of the 1800s
Cm 31x20x23
Inches 12.2x7.87x9
EUR 1600.00
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Vintage compass
1593767341Code 6622 Vintage compassSmall topographical French-made dioptre brass compass, second half of the 19th century. It is an instrument used for measuring horizontal angles and magnetic orientation. The instrument consists of two movable alidades with targets and a compass complete with a goniometric circle engraved from 0 ° to 360 ° with needle lock, brass cover and chain ring. Diameter 6.5 cm - 2.55 inches, thickness 2 cm - 0.78 inches.
Code 6622
Vintage compass
France
Second half of the 1800s
Cm 6.5x2
Inches 2.55x0.78
EUR 500.00
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Compass 1932
1435249840Code 4625 Compass 1932Antique survey compass, brass with leather case, signed F.B. & S. 1932 ltd. Diameter of compass cm 10 - inches 3.93, height cm 3 - inches 1.18. Very good condition and in order.
Code 4625
Compass 1932
United Kingdom
1932
Cm 10x10x3
Inches 3.93x3.93x1.18
EUR 450.00
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Vctorian compass
1606907529Code 6784 Vctorian compassSmall pocket compass for travelers, from the Victorian era, England late 19th century, of brass, compass card on paper with sixteen winds, complete with goniometric circle. In excellent condition and in perfect working order. Compass diameter 3.5 cm - 1.37 inches, thickness 1.2 cm - 0.47 inches.
Code 6784
Vctorian compass
United Kingdom
Late 1800s
Cm 3.5x1.2
Inches 1.37x0.47
EUR 300.00
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Vintage compass
1602246113Code 6736 Vintage compassPrismatic compass for nautical survey made of brass signed ELLIOTT BROS LTD of 1941 N. 28479; it is a compass, typically used in navigation. It can also be held in the hand and therefore away from magnetic fields. It is equipped with a sighting system complete with optical prism for enlarging the degrees of the engraved goniometric circle in order to make it possible to measure the angle between the line of sight and north indicated by the magnetic needle. Complete with compass card block and brass lid. In excellent condition, fully functional, diameter 11 cm - 4.33 inches, thickness 3 cm - 1.18 inches.
Code 6736
Vintage compass
United Kingdom
1941
Cm 11x3
Inches 4.33x1.18
EUR 600.00
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Small compass
1605539160Code 6765 Small 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 of the early 1900s. Excellent condition, fully functional. Diameter 4.3 cm - 1.69 inches, thickness 1.5 cm - 0.59 inches.
Code 6765
Small compass
France
Early 1900s
Cm 4.3x1.5
Inches 1.69x0.59
EUR 300.00
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RAF compass
1602157217Code 6725 RAF compassPocket compass for a Royal air force officer signed Short & Mason Ltd London 1916 V 110312 made of chromed brass in the shape of a pocket watch. The compass is equipped with a lid with snap closure with release button inside the ring. Four-winds compaass card complete with goniometric circle. Very good condition. Diameter 4.5 cm - 1.77 inches, thickness 1.5 cm - 0.59.
Code 6725
RAF compass
United Kingdom
1916
Cm 4.5x1.5
Inches 1.77x0.59
EUR 450.00
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Vintage compass
1606906360Code 6781 Vintage compassPocket compass used by the officers of the British navy during the First World War, made of chromed brass in the shape of a pocket watch. The compass is equipped with a lid with snap closure with release button inside the ring. Eight wind compass card complete with goniometric circle for calculating horizontal angles. In excellent condition, fully functional, diameter 4.5 cm, thickness 1.8 cm.
Code 6781
Vintage compass
United Kingdom
WWI
Cm 4.5x1.8
Inches 1.77x0.7
EUR 450.00
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Vintage compass
1582537808Code 6485A Vintage compassPrismatic bearing compass made of brass; it is a small compass, Verner’s Pattern model and produced in 1918 and supplied to English officers, typically used in navigation. It can also be held in the hand and therefore far from magnetic fields. It is equipped with a sight system complete with optical prism for enlargement and a goniometric compass card to measure the angle between the sight line and the north indicated by the magnetic needle. Complete with compass card lock. Very good condition, fully functional, complete with original leather case, diameter 5.3 cm - 2 inches, thickness 2 cm - 0.78 inches.
Code 6485A
Vintage compass
United Kingdom
1918
Cm 5.3x2
Inches 2x0.78
EUR 450.00
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Vintage compass
1594036547Code 6625 Vintage compassnautical bearing magnetic compass, made of brass, signed Cruchon & Emons Berne n. 54826 of 1915 made for the U.S. Engineer Corps. It is a small compass, diameter 5.3 cm-inches 2.1, height 1.8 cm - 0.6 inches; typically used in pleasure sailing, therefore on boats less subject to magnetic deviation. It can also be held in the hand and therefore far from the magnetic fields of the boat. It is equipped with a sight system with target and an eight wind compass card to measure the angle between the line of sight and the north indicated by the magnetic needle. Complete with compass card lock. Very good condition.
Code 6625
Vintage compass
Switzerland
1915
Cm 5.3x1.8
Inches 2.1x0.6
EUR 450.00
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Antique compass
6503Code 6503 Antique compassBrass prismatic bearing compass; it is a small compass, Verner’s Pattern model produced in 1918 and supplied to English officers, typically used in navigation. It can also be held in the hand and therefore far from magnetic fields. It is equipped with a sight system complete with optical prism for enlargement and a goniometric compass card to measure the angle between the sight line and the north indicated by the magnetic needle. Complete with compass card lock. Very good condition, fully functional, diameter 5.3 cm - 2 inches, thickness 2 cm - 0.78 inches.
Code 6503
Antique compass
United Kingdom
1918
Cm 5.3x2
Inches 2x0.78
EUR 450.00
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Antique compass
1593766432Code 6621 Antique compassAntique nautical bearing magnetic compass, made of brass, signed Cruchon & Emons Berne n. 55929 of 1918 made for the U.S. Engineer Corps. It is a small compass, diameter 5.3 cm - inches 2.1, height 1.8 cm - 0.6 inches; typically used in pleasure sailing, therefore on boats less subject to magnetic deviation. It can also be held in the hand and therefore far from the magnetic fields of the boat. It is equipped with a sight system with an eight-wind goniometric compass card to measure the angle between the line of sight and the north indicated by the magnetic needle. Complete with compass card lock. Very good condition.
Code 6621
Antique compass
Switzerland
1918
Cm 5.3x1.8
Inches 2.1x0.6
EUR 450.00
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Prismatic compass
1603465828Code 6623 Prismatic compassPrismatic bearing compass made of brass; it is a small compass, Verner’s Pattern model named after the designer, Colonel William Willoughby Cole Verner (1852-1922) and produced in 1918 and supplied to English officers, typically used in navigation. It can also be held in the hand and therefore far from magnetic fields. It can also be held in the hand and therefore far from the magnetic fields of the boat. It is equipped with a sight system with target and a goniometric compass card to measure the angle between the line of sight and the north indicated by the magnetic needle. Complete with compass card lock. Very good condition, fully functional, complete with original leather case, diameter 5.3 cm - 2 inches, thickness 2 cm - 0.78 inches.
Code 6623
Prismatic compass
Reggno Unito
1918
Cm 5.3x2
Inches 2x0.78
EUR 450.00
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Vintage compass
1594717508Code 6648 Vintage compassJames Henry Steward 406 Strand London surveying liquid prismatic compass used by the British Army officers during the First World War. It is a small-sized vintage compass typically used in pleasure sailing, therefore on boats less subject to magnetic deviation. It can also be held in the hand and therefore far from the magnetic fields of the boat. It is equipped with a sight system with optical prism for magnification and a goniometric compass card to measure the angle between the sight line and the north indicated by the magnetic needle. Very good condition, fully functional. Diameter 5.2 cm - 3 inches, height 2.5 cm - 0.98 inches.
Code 6648
Vintage compass
United Kingdom
WWI
Cm 5.2x2.5
Inches 2x0.98
EUR 500.00
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Antique compass
1561463180Code 6267 Antique compassTopographic compass made of aluminum and brass complete with goniometric circle and needle block for calculating the horizontal angles, of the 1920s. Signed W. & L. E. Gurley Troy N.Y, a company active since 1850 and specialized in the construction of topography instruments. Very good working condition, complete with original leather case. Diameter cm 5 - inches 1.96, thickness cm 2 - inches 0.78.
Code 6267
Antique compass
USA
1920s
Cm 5x5x2
Inches 1.96x1.96x0.78
EUR 400.00
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Magnopole ccompass
1606906859Code 6727 Magnopole ccompass6727 Nautical travel compass made of brass in the early 1900s, signed The Magnapole; small compass used away from magnetic fields to check the ship’s heading. The compass is complete with a goniometric circle and a compass card block. Diameter 5.3 x 2 cm - 2 x 0.78 inches. Excellent condition.
Code 6727
Magnopole ccompass
United Kingdom
Early 1900s
Cm 5.3x2
Inches 2x0.78
EUR 450.00
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Vintage compass
1518522027Code 5978 Vintage compassBrass and glass dry compass on universal joint signed Blake & Son Gosport made in the first half of the 19th century and mounted on a walnut wood base. The compass is made of a brass and glass case on the bottom of which a metal stem is fixed, on which is supported the eight-wind compass card of paper printed by engraving on a copper plate. Good condition, fully functional. Base measures 16x9 cm - 6.29x3.54 inches, compass diameter 8,5 cm - 3.34 inches, total height cm 11.5 - inches 4.52.
Code 5978
Vintage compass
United Kingdom
First half of the 1800s
Cm 16x9x11.5
Inches 6.29x3.54x4.52
EUR 800.00
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Nautical compass
1551878204Code 6283 Nautical compassBrass and glass nautical compass on universal joint signed Coubro & Scrutton Ltd London from the second half of the 19th century and mounted on oak wood board. The compass consists of a brass and glass vessel on the bottom of which is fixed a metal stem on which the eight-wind compass card is placed. Good condition, fully functional. Board 18x10 cm - 7x3.93 inches, compass diameter 10 cm - 3.93 inches, total height 15 cm - 5.9 inches.
Code 6283
Nautical compass
United Kingdom
Second half of the 1800s
Cm 18x10x15
Inches 7x3.93x5.9
EUR 1000.00
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Vintage compass
1581333290Code 6536A Vintage compassNautical compass on universal joint mounted on wooden board, English manufacture of the 1930s. Board 23.5x13.5 cm - 9.25x5.31 inches, total height 14 cm - 5.5 inches, excellent condition.
Code 6536A
Vintage compass
United Kingdom
1930s
Cm 23.5x13.5x14
Inches 9.25x5.31x5.5
EUR 550.00
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Dry compass
1599062728Code 6639 Dry compassMagnetic dry compass of the ’30s, on universal joint, in its original wooden box complete with slot lid, signed LILLEY & REYNOLDS Ltd London,firm born from the merging between John Lilley & Son, firm founded in 1812 and Reynolds and Son Dobbie & Clyde Ltd.
Code 6639
Dry compass
United Kingdom
1930s
Cm 20x20x13
Inches 7.87x7.87x5.11
EUR 1200.00
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Indian Compass
1581335562Code 6345A Indian CompassNautical liquid compass, brass, on universal joint signed Kezar India made in the 1930s mounted on a walnut board. The compass is made up of a cylindrical brass container, on the bottom of which a stem of hard metal is fixed, on which the compass card with eight winds complete with an appropriately constrained goniometric circle rests. Good condition, fully functional. Compass diameter 13 cm - 5.1 inches, board 23x14 cm - 9x5.5 inches, total height 13 cm - 5.1 inches.
Code 6345A
Indian Compass
India
1940s
Cm 23x14x13
Inches 9x5.5x5.1
EUR 800.00
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Vion compass 1900
452012145428734Code 3081B Vion compass 1900Antique rare magnetic survey by hand compass, brass with original wooden box, E. Vion Paris signed, early 1900s. Very good condition. Compass diameter cm 11 - inches 4.33, height cm 27 - inches 10.6. Box cm 15.5x15x32 – inches 6.1x5.9x12.5.
Code 3081B
Vion compass 1900
France
Early 1900s
Cm 15.5x15x32 box
Inches 6.1x5.9x12.5 box
EUR 1000.00
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Sestrel compass
1561358485Code 6311 Sestrel compassHand-held magnetic bearing compass, signed Henry Browne & Son Ltd Sestrel Made in England, late 19th century. Support base made of turned brass. Height 23 cm - 9 inches, compass diameter 10.5 cm - 4.13 inches. Very good condition.
Code 6311
Sestrel compass
United Kingdom
Late 1800s
Cm 10.5x10.5x23
Inches 4.13x4.13x9
EUR 850.00
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Japanese compass
1580730768Code 6505 Japanese compassHand-held magnetic bakelite compass, signed Saura Japan made in the 1950s. The compass can be backlit, the batteries are inserted into the handle. Height 24 cm - 9.44 inches, compass diameter 9.7 cm - 3.8 inches. Very good condition.
Code 6505
Japanese compass
Japan
1950s
Cm 9.7x24
Inches 3.8x9.44
EUR 450.00
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Antique binnacle
1528986144Code 5954 Antique binnacleRare mahogany wood binnacle compass. Inside there is a liquid compass mounted on a universal joint signed D. BAKER Melrose Mass Pat. 22 Sept 1896 and marketed by the CHAS company. C. HUTCHINSON Agent 152 State St BOSTON. Very good condition, the light is missing. Cm 30x19 h 23 - inches 11.81x7.48 h 9.
Code 5954
Antique binnacle
USA
Late 1800s
Cm 30x19x23
Inches 11.81x7.48x9
EUR 1200.00
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