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Lewis & Clark Compass

Small Furniture
by Authentics
The original compass used by Clark is on display at the Smithsonian and is handsomely reproduced here. Made from glass and lightly distressed rosewood with a beautiful rustic bronze trim. A needle pointing north. Antique science captured in admiralty brass. Allowing sailors to cross vast oceans, explorers to discover continents. An instrument of exploration that changed the world of Renaissance forever.
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£29.99
£29.99

Small Compass (Brass)

Small Furniture
Small pocket compass. Symbolic, and fun. Educational. Decorative. Corporate or private, this is a gift with a story attached. If we do not have this item in stock we will order it for you from our supplier. Delivery generally takes 3 weeks within the UK. For overseas delivery queries please email [email protected]
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£18.99
£18.99

Domed Compass Paperweight

Miscellaneous
by Nauticalia
This antique-finished brass case, parchment-style compass card and protective domed glass top together makes the perfect chart table compass and paperweight.
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£22.99
£22.99

Pocket Compass & Chain in Wooden Box

Small Furniture
by Nauticalia
Dry needle compass in a pocket watch-style brass case, supplied in a polished hardwood box. Compass diameter 1.75", length of chain 18". Box measures 3x3x1.5".
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£25.99
£25.99

Lifeboat Compass

Large Furniture
The solid bronze finish gimbaled compass sits inside an expertly hand distressed, French finished box. Our fully gimbaled boxed compass is a faithful replica of a dory compass. Stacks of dories were sailed to the Great Banks and single fishermen set out with fishing lines and victuals for a day. Cod fishers used a similar compass to find their way back to the mother ship, a sailing schooner.
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£85.00
£85.00

Small Compass - Bronze

Small Furniture
A bronzed pocket compass, a reproduction from the 19th century campaign trail. If we do not have this item in stock we will order it for you from our supplier. Delivery generally takes 3 weeks within the UK. For overseas delivery queries please email [email protected]
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£18.99
£18.99

Victorian Binoculars - Bronze

Large Furniture
Sturdy yet elegant 19th century replica binoculars which have been beautifully crafted from solid brass with antique bronze finish. Also includes a bridle leather strap. Classic campaign glasses used by Victorian gentry and Army & Navy to observe while able to take notes and sketch.
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£95.00
£95.00

Collector's Compass

Medium Furniture
Delicate gimbaled table top compass made from solid brass with antique bronze finish. Elegant hand-tooled brass construction. A lovely accessory for nautically inspired home interiors. Its origin was from ancient China. Considered an instrument of magic by many, it was used primarily for Feng Shui purposes. Taken to the West it introduced open-sea navigation. Sailing vessels no longer needed to hug the coas...
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£115.00
£115.00

18th C. Sundial & Compass

A travel sundial, although it needs a compass to find north. Raising the triangular gnomon upright while pointing the compass needle North will show the time. The correct time will show only if the local latitude correspondes to angle of gnomon. Bronze dry compass, hand colored reproduction compass cards. Hand aged and hand polished.
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£42.99
£42.99

Sundial In Box Brass 9cm

Small Furniture
by Nauticalia
This wooden-boxed brass sundial is a completely self-contained portable instrument, inspired by a design from the 18th century instrument maker Peter Dollond, founder of a great optical empire.
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£49.99
£49.99

Officer's Spyglass

Medium Furniture
Rosewood covered and made of polished brass. 4 tube spyglass with approximately 8x magnification. An intriguing and classic explorer’s and navigator’s tool. It is protected by brass collars and a decorative brass cap. To use, pull out the brass tubes (called drawers in Britain). The smallest tube holds the eye objective.
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£55.00
£55.00

Pocket Compass

Small Furniture
Another brass pocket compass, a reproduction from the 19th century campaign trail. If we do not have this item in stock we will order it for you from our supplier. Delivery generally takes 3 weeks within the UK. For overseas delivery queries please email [email protected]
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£32.99
£32.99

Harbour Master Telescope

Large Furniture
by Nauticalia
This is a smaller version of the Fleet Review telescope, to put on a desk or table. It has 12x magnification with a 33mm object lens, and the barrel is approximately 18" long fully extended. Tripod adjusts from 15-24"
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£225.00
£225.00

Compass Fit for the Captain's Cabin

Accessories & Instruments
A miniature porthole-style dry-card compass. Mahogany-stained box measures 3x3".
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£45.00
£45.00

Ship's Wheel-Style Compass Paperweight in Presentation Box

Accessories & Instruments
Finely engineered brass ship's wheel acompass . Presented in velveteen lined mahogany-stained box.
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£45.00
£45.00

18th C.Sundial/Compass

Small Furniture
Expertly crafted, bronze dry compass, hand colored reproduction compass cards. Hand aged and hand polished. Not that long ago people actually lived by sundial time. Every village and town functioned on local time, depending on local latitude. Our travel sundial needs a compass to find north. Raising the triangular gnomon upright while pointing the compass needle North will show the time. The correct time wi...
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£45.00
£45.00

Bronze Spyglass

Large Furniture
Ornamental hand telescope made of hand tooled brass tubes, leather covered with bronze finish. Made to store away as small as possible this is a marvel of hand tooled telescoping brass tubes. Pull out all the way and focus by adjusting the smallest eye-section. Feel like a sea captain scanning the horizon from a heaving aft-deck.
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£95.00
£95.00

Avalon Telescope

Large Furniture
by Authentics
Authentic Models Avalon Telescope. 100(L) x 82(W) x 156.25(H) cm. This classic telescope is crafted in brass with a rich leather finish. The hand finished rosewood tripod features brass fittings. Magnifies 20X. Doubles a striking and bold décor. An overall quality piece your home cannot do without.
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£495.00
£495.00

Victorian Binoculars with Tripod

Large Furniture
by Authentics
Crafted from bronze, these working binoculars are a nice homage to the Victorian era, in which they were invented. They come with an elegant and graceful bronze mini-tripod, and feature a 4x magnification. Classic campaign glasses used by Victorian gentry and Army & Navy to observe while able to take notes and sketch.
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£160.00
£160.00

Bronze Spyglass & Stand

Large Furniture
by Authentics
Ornamental hand telescope made of hand tooled brass tubes, leather covered with bronze finish and complete with lightly distressed wooden display stand. Made to store away as small as possible this is a marvel of hand tooled telescoping brass tubes. Pull out all the way and focus by adjusting the smallest eye-section.
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£155.00
£155.00
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