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Georgian Silver Pocket Compass c.1800

Georgian Silver Pocket Compass c.1800

Price $513.00 Sale


A rare Georgian silver pocket compass, made in England, dating from c.1800. With a hand-painted, enamel compass card in the classic Georgian style. Although unsigned, this is a very high quality compass, undoubtedly from one of the finest London makers. It has a beautiful silver case (not hallmarked), English bar needle and jewelled pivot. There is a fully functional transit lock operated by a lever at the bow. The compass is in full working order and finds North very well.

Condition:

In good condition, and excellent working order. The compass finds North very well. With minor signs of wear, some dust under the glass, and a few marks on the compass dial. The compass needle and glass are in very good condition.

Dimensions: 40mm diameter,  (60mm including bow))