German Mahogany & Brass Nautical Binnacle, Maker Kreuziger Hamburg 11 Circa 1870 For Sale
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German Mahogany & Brass Nautical Binnacle, Maker Kreuziger Hamburg 11 Circa 1870


This highly desirable and fine nautical instrument is made of carved mahogany with a brass and glass hood covering a gimbaled compass and flindler's tube with cap. The eight sided binnacle was deck mounted and has painted cast iron port and starboard navigator balls that are adjustable on cast brass arms. The compass was made by Georg Hechelman Nachf, Hamburg, Germany and is in working condition. Sestrel clinometer is fitted to the Binnacle base, second half of the 19th Century Measures: 61.5 inches Tall, 29 inches wide at top , 26 inches deep at top , 22 inches squared base.


  • Creator
    Georg Hechelmann Hamburg (Manufacturer)
  • Production Time
    Available Now
  • Of the Period
  • Place of Origin
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions
    H 61.5 in. x W 29 in. x D 26 in.H 156.21 cm x W 73.66 cm x D 66.04 cm
  • Seller Location
    Charleston, SC
  • Seller Reference Number
    # 4515
  • Reference Number
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4.3 / 5
1stdibs seller since 2010
Located in Charleston, SC
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