Victorian Lacquered Brass Silvered Dial Sighting Compass

Victorian Lacquered Brass Silvered Dial Sighting Compass


Lacquered brass surveyor's sighting compass.


Diameter 2,3/4



Country of manufacture

UK and Ireland

Categories: Scientific, Surveying Instruments & Mining, Other Technology Antiques


Offered for sale;

Late 19th century lacquered brass surveyor’s sighting compass with octagonal case, silvered dial and blacked brass folding sights, jewelled bar needle with slide button needle lock.

In very good condition and good working order, some wear to the lacquer and blacking.

Diameter 2,3/4″ or 70mm , weight 133 grams

Guaranteed old and original.

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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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