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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
EUR 1000.00
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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
EUR 1200.00
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Wrist Compass
1682680809Code 7520 Wrist CompassWrist compass in the shape of a watch in brass, bakelite and leather strap. English manufacture from the 1920s used by English army officers. The compass consists of a magnetic needle free to rotate on a horizontal plane marking the direction of magnetic North and is complete with needle lock, double protractor circle for calculating angles and double sight with target. Excellent condition, perfectly functional, compass diameter 5 cm, 2 inches, thickness 1.5 cm, 0.6 inches.
Code 7520
Wrist Compass
United Kingdom
1930s
Cm 5x1,5
EUR 500.00
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Topographic Compass
1638810241Code 6803 Topographic 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. Italian manufacture of the late 19th century. Very good condition. Measure 3.1x3.1 height 1.
Code 6803
Topographic Compass
Italy
End XIX century
Cm 7,7x7,7x2,6
EUR 500.00
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Magntica Compass
1640861928Code 7047 Magntica CompassMagnetic topographer compass from the early 1900s, brass and bakelite base; instrument consisting of a magnetized needle free to rotate on a horizontal plane, marking with its tip the direction of magnetic north, four-wind rose complete with goniometric circle, finish line, and 5 cm ruler. In good condition, fully functional. Measure closed cm 7x9 x 2,5 inches 2.8 x 3.55 x 1
Code 7047
Magntica Compass
Europe
1910
Cm 7 x 9 x 2,5
EUR 750.00
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Pocket Compass
1682694244Code 7552 Pocket CompassPocket compass for an English air force officer in use during the First World War, in chromed brass in the shape of an onion watch. The compass is equipped with a lid with snap closure with release button inside the ring. Four-winds rose complete with protractor circle for calculating horizontal angles. Very good condition, fully functional. Diameter 4.5 cm - 1.75 inch, thickness 1.3 cm - 0.45 inch.
Code 7552
Pocket Compass
England
1915s
Cm 4,5x1,3
EUR 600.00
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Nautical Compass
1686324052Code 7607 Nautical CompassDry compass housed in its original wooden box with slotted lid from the end of the 19th century. The compass consists of a brass and glass container, on the suitably leaded bottom, a metal stem is fixed on which the eight-wind rose of engraving paper on a copper plate is placed, complete with a protractor circle. In good condition, slight yellowing of the wind rose, fully functional. Box measures 15.5x15.5 h 11 cm - 6.2 x 6.2 x4.35 inches, sleeve diameter 9.7 cm - 3.9 inches.
Code 7607
Nautical Compass
United Kingdom
1890s
Cm 15,5x15,5 h 11
EUR 1200.00
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Antique Compass
1695488049Code 7602 Antique CompassLarge nautical magnetic compass in brass and glass, from the early 1900s, mounted on a custom-made oak and brass board. Compass diameter 24.5 cm – 9.4 inch, height with base 21 cm – 8.3 inch, table width 36 cm – 14.2 inch. To reduce friction to a minimum, the mortar was filled with a low freezing point liquid, also having the aim of quickly dampening any oscillations of the complex and closed at the top by a sturdy protective glass.
Code 7602
Antique Compass
England
1900s
Cm 24,5x36x21
EUR 1800.00
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Nautical Compass
1695488720Code 7590 Nautical CompassLiquid compass on cardan joint and mounted on a shaped mahogany wooden board. English manufacture from the end of the 19th century. The compass is made up of a cylindrical container made of brass and copper, on the bottom of which is fixed a hard metal stem, on which the eight-wind rose is placed and complete with a goniometric circle suitably constrained, so that the zero coincides with magnetic polarity. In good condition, slightly worn, the compass rose is in perfect working order. To reduce friction to a minimum, the mortar is filled with a low freezing point liquid, which also has the purpose of quickly dampening any oscillations and closed at the top by a sturdy protective glass. Compass diameter 13 cm – 5.2 inch, table dimensions 10.5x17.2 cm – 4.2x6.7 inch, height 13 cm – 5.2 inch
Code 7590
Nautical Compass
England
End XIX Century
Cm 13x10,5x17,2
EUR 900.00
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Nautical Compass
1696078613Code 7576 Nautical CompassNautical magnetic compass, signed Henry Browne & Son Ltd Sestrel 1942, Barking & London dated 192. Good condition, light abrasion on the compass rose. The compass is mounted on a custom-made ebonized wood and brass board. Compass diameter 13.5 cm – 5.3 inch, height with base 13 cm – 5.1 inch, table width 18 cm – 7.1 inch
Code 7576
Nautical Compass
United Kingdom
1942s
Cm 13,5x13
EUR 900.00
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Landing Compass
1697904880Code 7594 Landing CompassMagnetic bearing compass, signed Medium Landing Compass N. 1738 H England 1940s. On the Compass Rose, complete with protractor circle, the RAF coat of arms is depicted with the wings supporting a red arrow depicting the north. Very good condition. Height 4.5 cm – 1.8 inch, compass diameter 9.5 cm – 3.8 inch.
Code 7594
Landing Compass
United Kingdom
1940s
Cm 9,5x4,5
EUR 700.00
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Aviation Compass
1699124697Code 7729 Aviation CompassAviation compass signed Henry Browne & Son Ltd Sestrel from the 1930s, no. C 8928 in brass and glass, mounted on a custom-made walnut and brass board. In excellent condition, fully functional. Compass diameter cm 13.5 – 5.6 inch, table width cn 16 – 6.3 inch, height cm 14.5 – 5.8 inch. The compass is made up of a cylindrical brass container, called a mortar, on the bottom of which is fixed a hard metal stem, on which the eight-wind rose is placed, suitably constrained, so that the zero coincides with the magnetic polarity. To reduce friction to a minimum, the mortar is filled with a low freezing point liquid, which also has the purpose of quickly dampening any oscillations of the compass rose and closed by a sturdy protective glass.
Code 7729
Aviation Compass
United Kingdom
1930s
Cm 13,5x14,5
EUR 1000.00
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Aviation Compass
1700241664Code 7734 Aviation CompassBrass and aluminum aeronautical compass complete with azimuth circle, supplied to US Army Air Force aircraft during the Second World War. Good condition and working. Compass diameter 16.5 cm – 6.5 inches, height 11 cm – 4.3 inches. The compass is made up of a cylindrical brass container, called a mortar, on the bottom of which is fixed a hard metal stem, on which the wind rose is placed, suitably constrained, so that the zero coincides with the magnetic polarity. To reduce friction to a minimum, the mortar is filled with a low freezing point liquid, which also has the purpose of quickly dampening any oscillations of the complex and closed at the top by a sturdy protective glass.
Code 7734
Aviation Compass
USA
1940
Cm 16,5x11
EUR 1000.00
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Aviation Compass
1700242930Code 7742 Aviation CompassSmall pocket compass, mahogany wood and brass, used by British aviation officers during the First World War, complete with compass card with eight winds with a goniometric circle and a compass needle lock for calculating horizontal angles. Signed J Wardale & Co London N° 7182 made in 1918. Good working condition. Cm 8x8x 2,7 - inches 3.15x3.15x1.6.
Code 7742
Aviation Compass
England
1918s
Cm 8x8x2,7
EUR 600.00
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Large Nautical Compass
1701099301Code 7755 Large Nautical CompassLarge brass and glass magnetic nautical compass, signed KELVIN HUGHES DIVISION S. Smith & Son (England) Ltd Manufactured in Great Britain circa 1940, mounted on a custom made wood and brass board. Complete with double protractor circle, external engraved on the brass circle and internal on the compass rose. Compass diameter 23 cm – 9 inches, external circle diameter 31 cm – 12 inches, height with base 19 cm – 7.5 inch, table width 41.5 cm – 16.3 inch. Good condition, perfectly working. The compass is made up of a cylindrical container made of brass and bronze to give stability, called a mortar, on the bottom of which a hard metal stem is fixed, on which the eight-wind rose is placed, suitably constrained, so that the zero coincides with magnetic polarity. To reduce friction to a minimum, the mortar is filled with a low freezing point liquid, which also has the purpose of quickly dampening any oscillations of the compass rose and closed by two sturdy protective glasses.
Code 7755
Large Nautical Compass
Great Britain
1940s
Cm 23x19
EUR 1800.00
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Pocket Compass
1701699793Code 7765 Pocket CompassBrass nautical pocket compass in the shape of an onion clock. The compass is equipped with a lid and a ring for the chain. Six-wind rose complete with protractor circle for calculating horizontal angles. English manufacture from the 1920s. Good condition, fully functional. Diameter 4.7 cm – 1.8 inches, thickness 1.8 cm – 0.7 inches.
Code 7765
Pocket Compass
England
1920s
Cm 4,7x1,8
EUR 500.00
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Small Compass
1707580051Code 7793 Small CompassSmall brass travel compass, supplied to the American army during the First World War, in the shape of an onion pocket watch, an instrument consisting of a magnetized needle free to rotate on a horizontal plane marking the direction of magnetic North. Signed Taylor. Rose at eight winds. The lid is engraved U.S.C.E. The compass has a snap-lock lid with a release button inside the ring. Diameter 4.5 cm – 1.8 inches, thickness 1.3 cm – 0.4 inches. Excellent condition, fully functional.
Code 7793
Small Compass
USA
1915s
Cm 4,5x1,3
EUR 500.00
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POcket Compass
1709291316Code 7855 POcket CompassBrass nautical pocket compass, signed 5m LANCERS COMPASS, English manufacture from the 1920s. The compass is equipped with a lid and a ring for the chain. Rose on eight winds paper. Good condition, fully functional. Measurements 4.7x1.5 cm – 1.8x0.5 inches.
Code 7855
POcket Compass
United Kingdom
1920s
Cm 4,7x1,5
EUR 500.00
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Survey Compass
1709294776Code 7740 Survey CompassRare magnetic nautical survey compass, in brass, from the end of the 19th century, signed Elliott Bros London, complete with leather case. It is a small compass, 7 cm in diameter, typically used in recreational sailing, therefore on boats less subject to magnetic deviation. Furthermore it can be held in the hand and therefore away from the magnetic fields of the boat. It is equipped with a sighting system with target complete with optical prism for magnification and a goniometric eight-wind rose on paper so as to make it possible to measure the angle between the sighting line and the north indicated by the needle magnetic. Complete with needle lock. Good condition. Diameter 7 cm - 2.8 inches, thickness 2 cm - 0.8 inches.
Code 7740
Survey Compass
England
End XIX Century
Cm 7x2
EUR 750.00
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Nautical Compass
1709813800Code 7750 Nautical CompassNautical magnetic compass, signed Henry Browne & Son Ltd Barking & London Sestrel Mark from the second half of the 19th century. Good condition. Housed in its original wooden box and mounted on a gimbal. Box measures 13.5x13.5x10 cm – 5.4x5.4x4 inches. The compass is made up of a cylindrical brass container, called a mortar, on the bottom of which is fixed a hard metal stem, called a sensitive element, on which the wind rose is placed, suitably fastened, so that the zero coincides with the magnetic polarity.
Code 7750
Nautical Compass
England
1870s
Cm 13,5x13,5x10
EUR 1000.00
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Nautical Compass
1709814301Code 7860 Nautical CompassNautical magnetic compass, made in the USA from the 1930s. Good condition. Housed in its original box with wooden slotted lid and mounted on a gimbal. Box measures 12x12x8.5 cm – 4.8x4.8x3.4 inches. Good condition, signs of use on the box.
Code 7860
Nautical Compass
USA
Thirties
Cm 12x12x8,5
EUR 950.00
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Nautical Compass
1710602885Code 7749 Nautical CompassBrass magnetic nautical compass, signed Sestrel London from the second half of the 19th century and housed in its original wooden box with slit lid, equipped with brass pins and handle for wall fixing. Box measures 16x16x11 cm – 6.3x6.3x4.4 inches. The compass is made up of a cylindrical brass container, called a mortar, on the bottom of which is fixed a hard metal stem, called a sensitive element, on which the wind rose is placed, suitably fastened, so that the zero coincides with the magnetic polarity.
Code 7749
Nautical Compass
United Kingdom
Second Half XIX Century
Cm 16x16x11
EUR 1200.00
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Pocket Compass
1710603607Code 7816 Pocket CompassPrismatic bearing compass signed T.G. Co Ltd London no. B 21681 1940 MK III, used by British army officers during the Second World War. It is a small vintage compass typically used in recreational sailing, therefore on boats less subject to magnetic deviation. Furthermore it can be held in the hand and therefore away from the magnetic fields of the boat. It is equipped with a sighting system with target complete with optical prism for magnification and a goniometric compass rose to make it possible to measure the angle between the sighting line and the north indicated by the magnetic needle. Good condition, perfectly working. Measurements: diameter 5.8 cm - 2.3 inches, height 3 cm - 1.2 inches.
Code 7816
Pocket Compass
England
1940s
Cm 5,8x3
EUR 600.00
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Nautical Compass
1710604361Code 7748 Nautical CompassBrass and copper nautical compass on gimbal and housed in its original wooden box with brass lid locking hooks, signed Eugene M. Sherman Seattle U.S.A.Trade Dirigo Mark from the 1920s. The compass is made up of a cylindrical copper container, on the bottom of which is fixed a hard metal stem, on which the octave rose complete with appropriately fastened protractor circle is placed. Box measures 19.2x19x11.5 cm – 7.5x7.5x4.5 inches – compass diameter 13.5 cm – 5.35 inches. Good condition.
Code 7748
Nautical Compass
USA
Twenties
Cm 19,2x19x11,5
EUR 1400.00
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Travel Compass
1715250642Code 7924 Travel CompassRare nautical travel compass in turned brass complete with cover, eight-wind rose on paper complete with protractor circle for engraving on copper plate. English manufacture from the mid-19th century. Very good state of preservation, perfectly functional. Diameter 4.5 cm – 1.8 inches, height 2 cm – 0.75 inches.
Code 7924
Travel Compass
England
Mid-19th Century
Cm 4,5x2
EUR 700.00
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Small Compass
1715250933Code 7925 Small CompassSmall traveller’s pocket compass, in turned brass from the Victorian era, late 19th century England, rose on sixteen-twenty copper plate engraving paper complete with protractor circle, complete with compass needle block. Very good state of conservation and perfectly functional. Compass diameter 4.5 cm – 1.8 inches, height 1.5 cm – 0.6 inches.
Code 7925
Small Compass
England
End 1800s
Cm 4,5x1,5
EUR 650.00
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Pocket Compass
1715253393Code 7926 Pocket CompassTraveller’s pocket compass, in turned brass from the Victorian era, late 19th century England, rose on copper plate engraving paper at sixteen winds complete with protractor circle. Very good state of conservation and perfectly functional. Compass diameter 7 cm – 2.8 inches, height 1.6 cm – 0.55 inches.
Code 7926
Pocket Compass
England
Victorian Era
Cm 7x1,6
EUR 750.00
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Compass and Sundial
1715253794Code 7927 Compass and SundialRare antique compass and sundial together, English manufacture from the mid-19th century, housed in a small brass box complete with lid. The Rose at sixteen twenty, with the inscriptions of the daylight hours in Roman numerals, printed on engraving paper on a copper plate and with a small gnomon in the centre, is hinged on the compass inside the concave protective glass. By orienting the compass towards the north, the mobile gnomon projects a shadow on the hour scale. Very good state of conservation, perfectly functional. Diameter 4.5 cm – 1.8 inches, height 2.5 cm – 1 inches.
Code 7927
Compass and Sundial
England
Mid-19th Century
Cm 4,5x2,5
EUR 850.00
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Small Compass
1715357656Code 7831 Small CompassSmall brass travel compass with cover, instrument consisting of a magnetized needle free to rotate on a horizontal plane marking the direction of magnetic North. Eight-wind rose engraved on chromed brass complete with needle block. French manufacture from the 1920s. Diameter 3.7 cm – 1.5 inches, thickness 1.2 cm – 0.45 inches. In excellent condition, fully functional.
Code 7831
Small Compass
France
1920s
Cm 3,7x1,2
EUR 250.00
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Compass and Sundial
1715358159Code 7929 Compass and SundialRare nautical compass and sundial together, English manufacture from the first half 19th century, housed in a turned brass box complete with screw lid. Rose at sixteen twenty on copper plate engraving paper, brass sundial with daylight hours engraved in Roman numerals and mobile gnomon in the centre. By orienting the compass towards the north, the mobile gnomon projects a shadow on the hour scale. Very good state of conservation, perfectly functional. Diameter 6.5 cm – 2.5 inches, height 2.4 cm – 0.9 inches.
Code 7929
Compass and Sundial
England
First Half of the 19th
Cm 6,5x2,4
EUR 900.00
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Sundial
1715358679Code 7905 SundialRare early 19th century equinoctial sundial in turned and engraved brass, signed Samuel Yeates Dublin (1762-1834). Good working condition. Measurements 9.5x2 cm – 3.8x0.7 inches. It is an ancient instrument for measuring time, which allows you to know the daytime solar time, simply by observing the shadow produced by the gnomon perpendicular to the needle whose orientation is given by the magnetic compass. Turned brass case complete with lid, on the bottom of which a beautiful eight-wind rose of fine workmanship complete with protractor circle divided into 360° has been finely engraved with a burin. At the center of the sundial is the gnomon, fixed above the protective glass of the compass; by placing the instrument in the North/South position, the gnomon projects its shadow into the circle of the ring where the daytime hours are engraved in Roman characters.
Code 7905
Sundial
England
1810s
Cm 9,5x2
EUR 1200.00
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Magnetic Compass
1716040659Code 7864 Magnetic CompassMagnetic surveyor’s and travel compass, in oak wood 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, thirty-two wind rose complete with protractor circle divided into 360°, complete with compass needle block. English manufacture from the mid-19th century. Good state of conservation. Measurements: 7.7x7.7x2.2 cm – 3x3x0.8 inches.
Code 7864
Magnetic Compass
England
Half XIX Century
Cm 7,7x7,7x2,2
EUR 500.00
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Sundial
1716040999Code 7936 SundialDiptych sundial in engraved boxwood with brass hinges and clasps, book-shaped, English manufacture, mid-19th century. The clock is equipped with a compass for orientation inserted into the base with needle block and complete with eight-wind rose on paper and protractor circle. The gnomon is made up of a wire that is tensioned, according to the direction of the celestial axis, when the cover of the clock is opened. A label located on the inside of the lid contains instructions in English regarding the operation of the instrument. The time dial is traced inside the lid, indicating the daylight hours. In excellent condition, in perfect working order. Measurements closed: 7.7x5.1x2-inches 3x2.1x1.6 cm.
Code 7936
Sundial
England
Half XIX Century
Cm 7,7x5,1x2
EUR 1000.00
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Prismatic Compass
1717680588Code 7946 Prismatic CompassPrismatic surveying compass signed G.E.C N°B 326628, used by English army officers during the Second World War. It is a small vintage compass typically used in recreational sailing, therefore on boats less subject to magnetic deviation. Furthermore it can be held in the hand and therefore away from the magnetic fields of the boat. It is equipped with a sighting system with a target complete with an optical prism for magnification and a goniometric compass rose to make it possible to measure the angle between the sighting line and the north indicated by the magnetic needle. Good condition, perfectly working. Measurements: diameter 5.8 cm - 2.3 inches, height 2.8 cm - 1.1 inches.
Code 7946
Prismatic Compass
England
1918s
Cm 5,8x2,3
EUR 650.00
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Aviation Compass
1717681198Code 7942 Aviation CompassPocket compass used by English air force officers in chromed brass in the shape of an onion watch, signed Dennison Birmingham V 100804 from 1916. The compass has a snap-lock lid with release button inside the ring. Rose at eight winds. In excellent condition, fully functional, diameter 4.5 cm, thickness 1.8 cm.- inches 1.7x0.75.
Code 7942
Aviation Compass
England
1916s
Cm 4,5x1,8
EUR 600.00
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Small Pocket Compass
1717681894Code 7856 Small Pocket CompassSmall pocket compass used by English air force officers in chromed brass in the shape of an onion clock. The compass has a snap-lock lid with a release button inside the ring. Rose at eight winds. In excellent condition, fully functional, diameter 3.8 cm, thickness 1.2 cm – 1.5x0.4 inches.
Code 7856
Small Pocket Compass
England
1918s
Cm 3,8x1,2
EUR 450.00
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