4" night compass on gimbals with Singers patented black and white marked card

Made:
1861-1872 in United Kingdom
patentee:
Samuel Berry Singer

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4 night compass on gimbals with Singers patented black and white marked card, to facilitate reading in poorly lit
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4" night compass on gimbals with Singers patented black and white marked card, to facilitate reading in poorly lit conditions, in wooden box, unsigned, British, 1861-1872

Details

Category:
Navigation
Object Number:
1872-82
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), cardboard, paint and wood (unidentified)
type:
mariner's compass
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
  • magnetic compass
credit:
South Kensington Museum (Circulation Department)

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