Georgian Gilt Brass Pocket Pendant Magnetic Compass Enamel Dial Antique

Georgian Gilt Brass Pocket Pendant Magnetic Compass Enamel Dial Antique

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Circa

1820

Country of manufacture

UK and Ireland

Categories: Scientific, Calculating, Surveying Instruments & Mining

Description

Regency period fob or pocket compass, circa 1820.

White enamel dial with black divisions, jewelled bar needle pivot, thick bevelled convex glass.

The transit button on the stem locks and unlocks the needle.

In excellent condition and good working order with no damage or repair.

Some spotting and darkening to the case

Diameter 1,5/16″ or 34mm

Weight 34.7 grams

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GB Cog Scientific

As a fine art sculpture graduate I have applied my appreciation and understanding of form and function to my lifelong professional career in the antiques trade. Over forty years dealing in what I considered worthy, within the fields of decorative arts and sciences, I have always purchased over a wide spectrum and look forward to offering an exciting variety of stimulating pieces.

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