Item #P2-19

Authentic Brass Lifeboat Compass


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This authentic brass lifeboat compass is an oil burner.  It measures about 9 inches tall.  The base is about 8 3/4 inches in diameter.   The burner on the side of the housing measures 3 1/4 by 5 1/2 inches, and extends out from the side by 2 1/4 inches. It weighs about 5 pounds.

The compass itself gimbals freely inside the housing.  In addition, the compass is liquid filled and functional.  The compass is marked “SAURA JAPAN TYPE B-100.”

The brass housing is missing the original helmet glass, and has some light dings here and there.  There is a burner with an original wick and the original burner glass. Additionally, helmet ring in the housing moves freely inside the housing and is not held in place by anything.

You will be shipped the authentic brass lifeboat compass shown in the photos.

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