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Antique Small Nautical Floating Card Compass

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This is an excellent example of a floating card compass made in England in the late 19th century. It is a small version of the nautical compasses used by sailors on a small vessel. This particular piece has a brass case and wonderful paper floating card with a small anchor shape sign at North. The glass top has a fine engraved line in the middle for course kipping.
Some minimal wear and tear is present on the brass case and the glass top has a small chip on the side. Dimensions: 42mm diameter and 20mm height.

Explorer Antiques brings you a collection of high quality antiques and collectibles used by travelers and explorers over time. Please check out our new webpage EXPLORERANTIQUES for more products.

The majority of items featured in our store are used antiques and vintage. Any specific flaws for an item are mentioned in the individual description, however this doesn't represent a full appraisal. Mechanical items are sold without guarantee.

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Reviewed by Tatiana
5 out of 5 stars
Dec 8, 2017
Great item. Exactly what I was looking for! Great seller! It was a pleasure doing business with you! Highly recommend. Thank you very much.
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