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Code BA13051939: English Brass Nautical Compass by H. HUGHES & Son, c. 1870

This is a nice and large English Nautical compass made c.1870 by the famous instrument maker H. HUGHES & Son. It comes in a nice lidded brass case that is still in excellent condition. No dings or dents. The rotating dial is in excellent condition. It has typical nautical design and is clearly singed with maker's name: H. HUGHES & SON, LONDON. It has a serial number 3323B. The glass crystal is in excellent condition without chips or scratches. It is in excellent working order and finds North easily. The transit lock is also in working order and comes into play when lid is closed. It measures 60mm in diameter.