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Magnetic Compass, by Spencer & Co., London, Early 19th Century

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Inventory Number: 38892
Object Type:
Place Created: London England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number: 1976-10
Brief Description: Brass case with push-fit lid, with compass card pivotting on a pin. The card is black with white compass rose, calibrated in quarters, with 32 points of the compass of which North and East are decorated.
Primary Inscriptions: "SPENCER & Cc. No. 66 WAPPING London" [printed on compass card].
Provenance: Purchased.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Copper alloy
glass
paper
magnetite
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
27 67 mm

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