An Necretti & Zambra pocket Compass in brown leather case, end 19th C. The compasspoints gives N – NE – E – SE – SW- W – NW and four scales from 0 till 90. The compass needle can blocked to press on the pin on the top. Inside the lid you find also a signature of Necretti & Zambra on green silk. In good condition with a diameter of 6 cm.
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Van Leest Antiques
Van Leest Antiques, based in Utrecht in the Netherlands, specialises in antique scientific and medical instruments. Their collection covers mainly scientific and medical antique instruments: barometers, globes and planataria, nautical instruments, anatomical models, and pharmacy items. Toon Van Leest travels regularly in Europe and visits trade fairs, auctions, and antique dealers to collect stock and to find pieces to fulfil his clients' unusual requests.
As well as being an avid antique collector and dealer, Toon Van Leest is also a dentist. He believes that antiques are a stable investment, not reliant on trends or fashion, and have truly lasting value. Above all, he says, antiques are timeless and never lose their beauty.