Classic Survey Compass Replica - Nauticalia

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Brand: Nauticalia
Product Code: NAU4560
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D. W. burton took out the patent for this boxed altazimuth dry compass in 1874.

It was used as a plumb, a hand-level, clinometer, sighting compass, prismatic compass and for obtaining horizontal and vertical angles, for preliminary surface surveying, topography, geological field work and reconnaissance.

This replica classic survey compass is a remarkable instrument and tribute to a great engineer. The solid polished gun-metal casing opens to reveal a folding sight, spirit levels and measuring gauges, with a sighting mirror on the inside of the lid. Supplied in an antiqued leather case with stitched seams and brass strap fastening.

8 x 8cm