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Code BA18092301: Georgian Long-Neck Leather-Cased Pocket Compass c. 1820

This is a Georgian leather-cased long-neck compass made in England around 1820. The compass case is in excellent condition without any dings or dents. These are usually 12K Gold-Plated.The dial is made of porcelain and is in excellent condition. It has a nice design typically used in the early 1800s. The red wooden Moroccan leather covered case is cushioned and fabric lined to the inner lid. It is in excellent condition with strong hinge and a push button to open the case. The push button is still covered with original leather skin of the case, which very unusual on these compasses. The compass has a quality jeweled brass cap with a bar needle. It is in excellent working order and finding North very easily. Under the long neck there is a small lever acting as a transit lock, lifting the brass disc located under pivot to avoid any contact with the pin. The compass still has its original slightly convex glass crystal, which is in excellent condition without any scratches or chips. The length from bottom to the bow is 67mm. The diameter of the compass is 51mm. The diameter of the leather outer case is 66mm. This is a nice and rare Georgian Long-Neck compass.