This Cassens and Plath Wooden Binnacle is in great shape, and listed at a price you won’t find elsewhere! It is a full-sized wooden, brass Magnetic Compass and Wooden Binnacle with gimbaled bracket. The compass is marked Cassens & Plath, which was founded in 1902 in Bremen, Germany.
The binnacle measures 51″ tall x 31″ across. The wood base is an 19” x 19” square. The binnacle weights approximately 84 lbs. There are two iron correcting spheres mounted to each side that measure 31″ from end to end.
The Magnetic Compass is an fundamental requirement of every ship as they can function independently of satellite reception and electrical supply. The Compass is mounted to the pedestal with a gimbaled bracket. This is an original liquid filled Magnetic Compass. The compass is fully functional.
This Cassens and Plath Wooden Binnacle is one of those nautical treasures that will add the missing touch to your nautical collection. This is an impressive looking binnacle.
The Cassens and Plath Wooden Binnacle shown in the photos will be shipped to you.
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Here’s a short YouTube video about Cassens and Plath’s History: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zq1QxwW6oog