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Vintage Henry Browne & Son Sestrel Binnacle and Compass

Item #B2-01

$4,500.00

Shipping Price
$600.00

In Stock

Vintage Sestrel Wooden Binnacle with Compass

This Vintage Henry Browne & Son Sestrel Binnacle and Compass is in great shape! It is a full-sized wooden binnacle, with a brass compass. Both the binnacle and compass are marked with “Sestrel and Henry Browne & Son”.

Henry Browne & Son Ltd dates back to the 1920s. They became a well know English instrument maker that produced high-end compasses, ship clocks, inclinometers, sextants, and chandlery.

The model name “Sestrel” was created by taking the first two letters of “sensitive”, the first two letters of “steady”, and the first three letters of “reliable”.

The magnetic compass is a fundamental requirement of every ship as it can function independently of satellite reception and electrical supply. The Compass is mounted to the pedestal with a gimbaled bracket. This is an original Sestrel “Deadbeat” liquid-filled magnetic compass. The “Dead Beat“ compass design is well dampened and serves to reduce oscillations.

Dimensions:
Height: 57.5″
Width: 36″
Diameter: 15″
Wood Base: 18″ x 18″
Weight: __ lbs.

You will be shipped the Vintage Henry Browne & Son Sestrel Binnacle and Compass shown in the photos.

If you have any questions about this item or any other product listed on our website, please call us at 574-870-1571.  We are available seven days per week, 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. eastern standard time.

Our goal is to SHIP your items within 1-2 business days of purchase.  Special orders may have a longer processing time.

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