This is a Vintage Brass Lifeboat Compass With an oil burner that dates back to the late 1800’s. It has a liquid filled operational compass. It measures about 9 inches tall. The base is 8 3/4 inches in diameter. The oil burner has an oil reservoir with wick intact inside, its housing measures about 3 inches by 3 inches by 4 1/2. The glass window measures just under 5 inches in diameter. It weighs 7.3 pounds.
The compass itself gimbals freely inside the housing. The dial of the directional compass has hand painted S.C.6670 in the center. In addition, the compass is liquid filled and functional with a small air bubble. Its diameter is 5 1/4 inches.
The brass housing has some light dings here and there but is in overall excellent condition.
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