The Boreal Arrow
Code BA12081845: Negretti & Zambra Compass in Wood Case - c. 1890
This is a wood cased pocket compass made by the famous Negretti & Zambra of London around 1890. It is in excellent condition without chips or scratches but has some stains. It has strong hinges, opens and closes as it should. It is in perfect working order and finds magnetic North easily and precisely. Needle locks automatically when cover is closed. The dial has a nice design and is signed with maker name NEGRETTI & ZAMBRA, LONDON. Its measures approximately 6.5 cm square & 1.9 cm thick. This is an unusual compass made by a quality maker.