Four-Vane Surveying Compass from Warsaw
Stock Number: 8265
POLISH FOUR-VANE SURVEYING COMPASS,, finely signed on the silvered compass face "G. Gerlach w. Warszawie No. 84."
16 inches (41 cm) overall
c. second half 19th century
Country of manufacture
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David and Yola Coffeen both have enjoyed academic careers, as planetary astronomer and as linguist/educator. But since 1982 (yes, 1982!) they have been full-time dealers in early scientific and medical instruments, under the name Tesseract. Selling primarily by catalogue (over 100 issued so far) they also have a web presence at www.etesseract.com, and can be contacted at [email protected]