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German Compass in Its Original Wooden Box with Slot Lid, 1860



Large dry compass placed in its original wooden box with slot lid. Signed AUG. CARSTENS Hamburg Steinhöft 19 from the second half of the 19th century. The compass consists of a brass and glass vessel on the bottom of which a metal stem is fixed on which the eight-wind rose of engraving paper on a copper plate is placed, complete with a goniometric circle. Excellent condition, fully functional. Box size: 26.7 x 26.7, H 18.5 cm - 10.5 x 10.5 x 7.28 inches, compass diameter 20 cm - 7.87 inches.


  • Dimensions
    Height: 7.29 in. (18.5 cm)Width: 10.52 in. (26.7 cm)Depth: 10.52 in. (26.7 cm)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    Second Half of the 19th Century
  • Condition
  • Seller Location
    Milan, IT
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU1020222499652

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