Brass & Copper u.s. Navy Ships Compass

$ 479.99

Circa 1942, New York. The copper brass bound small binnacle with carrying handle with a side mount compartment housing a small Simplex Company kerosene lantern, the door fitted with a concave mirror plate. The front of the binnacle-mounted with a brass plate inscribed “U.S. NAVY / BU. OF SHIPS / THE LIONEL CORPORATION / NEW YORK”. Housed within the binnacle is a dry mount compass on a gimbal. The compass is manufactured by E.S. Ritchie, Inc.

Description

Circa 1942, New York. The copper brass bound small binnacle with carrying handle with a side mount compartment housing a small Simplex Company kerosene lantern, the door fitted with a concave mirror plate. The front of the binnacle-mounted with a brass plate inscribed “U.S. NAVY / BU. OF SHIPS / THE LIONEL CORPORATION / NEW YORK”. Housed within the binnacle is a dry mount compass on a gimbal. The compass is manufactured by E.S. Ritchie, Inc.

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Dimensions 9 × 7 × 10 in
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