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Item #P2-10A

Salvaged Nautical Brass Sestrel Lifeboat Compass


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Salvaged Sestrel Lifeboat Compass

This is a working marine salvaged nautical brass Sestrel lifeboat compass. The reason that this compass is so small is that it was designed to be taken on lifeboats in case of an emergency. When preparing to abandon the boat, the large binnacle with compass can’t be deconstructed. Instead, the crew will grab a portable compass to help the lifeboat find it’s way to safety. This is a salvaged nautical antique that you can tell a story about to your visitors.

This compass measures 9 inches tall by about 10 inches wide including the oil burner on the side. The base is about 8.75 inches in diameter. The housing is solid brass. The housing has some surface wear. It weighs just 6.5 pounds.

The salvaged sestrel lifeboat compass gimbals freely inside the housing.  It is liquid filled and functional.  The compass card (face) is marked “Sestrel” and “Made In Endland”. The oil burner has an oil reservoir with wick intact inside.

You will be shipped the salvaged nautical brass Sestrel lifeboat compass shown in the photos.

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