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Georgian Pocket Compass c.1820

Georgian Pocket Compass c.1820

Price £245.00 Sale

A Georgian Brass box English pocket compass, with a press-fit lid, dating from c.1800 - 1830. With a paper compass card of a typical Georgian style, and a fleur-de-lys marker at the North point. The compass has a jewelled pivot, and a brass case with a red painted interior. The compass is in full working order and finds North well. Although there are no maker's marks, this is a high quality compass, undoubtedly from one of the best makers of the time.

Condition:

In good, original condition, and full working order. The compass finds North well. With just the normal signs of age, and some wear to the original lacquered finish of the brass case and lid.

Dimensions: 50mm diameter (depth: 15mm)