Introducing the E.S. Ritchie & Sons Miniature Binnacle, manufactured in 1917. This brass binnacle is a true representation of maritime tradition. It features a compact size and an engraved compass rose on top, making it suitable for display in any nautical-themed setting. Each binnacle is marked with a unique serial number, adding to its historical value. Own a piece of seafaring history with the 1917 E.S. Ritchie & Sons Miniature Binnacle and experience the allure of a bygone era.
This was owned by a private collector who took good care of their items and only purchased the best antiquities.
Shown below is the original log for this serial number. You can see that the first date of this serial number being marked in the log is Feb. 9, 1917. The compass was brought back in May of that same year.
Base Diameter: 10.75″
Glass Diameter of Compass: 3.25″
Weight: 20 lbs.