Magnetic Compass for Topographers Made of Brass For Sale
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Magnetic Compass for Topographers Made of Brass


Rare and particular ancient magnetic compass for topographers, made of brass; instrument consisting of a magnetized needle free to rotate on a horizontal plane, marking with its point the direction of magnetic north, compass card complete with a goniometric circle engraved in 360 °, complete with the compass needle block, sight, inclinometer from 0 to 90 °; signed Peigné, made in the late nineteenth century. Excellent condition. Measurements diameter 7.5 cm, thickness cm 2.2. Shipping insured by Lloyd's London; it is available our free gift box (look at the last picture).


  • Creator
    Peigné (Maker)
  • Production time
    Available Now
  • Place of origin
  • Date of manufacture
    Late 19th Century
  • Period
  • Condition
  • Dimensions

    H 0.87 in. x Dm 2.96 in.

    H 2.2 cm x Dm 7.5 cm

  • Diameter
    2.96 in. (7.5 cm)
  • Seller location
    Milan, IT
  • Reference number

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Located in Milan, IT
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