A magnetic compass is a nautical instrument whose use was fundamental in the development of navigation and cartography in the 16th century and
allows us to calculate the coordinates that allow geographers, cartographers and navigators to define the position of any point on the surface of the Earth.

 

Compass with Reinacensse maps design´s decoration.

The magnetic compass is a nautical instrument whose use was fundamental in the development of navigation and cartography in the 16th century. 

This beautiful compass is crafted from a wooden base with brass top and cover. The compass needle rides over a lovely compass rose and is framed in a ring divided into 360 degrees. Decorated with antiqued design on all brass surfaces comes complete with booklet, explaining its use and historical context.

Magnetic Compass

SKU: H44
£70.00Price
  • Height: 2.36"

    Diameter: 3.94" 

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