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DUTCH DRY COMPASS IN WOODEN BOWL
SKU: 471



DUTCH DRY COMPASS IN WOODEN BOWL

Dutch dry compass from Batenburg & Co from Rotterdam.
A bowl turned from alder wood with the original glass and putty.
A nice dry card with Dutch abbreviations of the wind directions, a simple early compass card with few gradations.
A small instrument maker of which relatively little work is known, the company did have a shop in Rotterdam, some sextants,
barometers and compasses are known ca. 1790
Size:
Height 7 cm (3 inches)
Diameter top 12 cm (4½ inches)
Diameter card 9 cm (3.6 inches)

ITEM : 471
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