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Magnetic Compass, English, Mid 19th Century

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Inventory Number: 69863
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Place Created: England United Kingdom Europe
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Brief Description: Brass plate with large compass consisting of a brass case with silvered-brass dial, with ornate compass rose, four quadrants of degrees, and an outer scale of 360°. Fine magnetic needle marked "N" and "S". All in polished mahogany case.
Primary Inscriptions: Unsigned and undated.
Provenance: Not ascertained.
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Material(s): Brass
silvered-brass and glass; mahogany case

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