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A plated ink stand desk set. Compass flanked by ink bottles on scrolled feet. 20 cm high

18th century circumferentor or surveyor's compass by Troughton and Sons, London complete in original fitted case. Length 31 cm

A compass by Tiffany & Co., from the 'Atlas' collection, styled in sterling silver with a circular border of Roman numerals to the exterior, boxed, diameter 4 cm

A Gilbert & Sons, London, sundial and compass in timber case

A vintage compass by E.R. Watts & Son London. Brass, with leather pouch

A gemstone globe of the world with compass, a moveable globe set within a brushed white metal tripod frame, each country inlaid with a range of semi precious stones and shell and having a compass inset to the base of the frame. Height 37 cm. Diameter 33 cm

An old Victorian patinated brass surveyors sight compass with fitted leather case. Made by Stanley, London. Length 17 cm

A good 19th century heavy brass English mining dial with sight compass, levels and protractor. Signed on dial 'Davis, Derby' mounted with turning shaft and adjustments on an octagonal oak base. Used by surveyors above and below ground. Width 24 cm

F Barker & Sons London combination dumpy level and compass, original fitted box

15C Navigational Polaris. Gimbal mounted compass card in German silver, body nickle plated. Later stand. Diameter 18 cm (card)

Transit, theodolite by Elliot Bros. London. Elliot Bros were the successors to Elliot & Sons. (see page 95 of 'Directory of British Scientific Instrument Makers 1550-1851' by Gloria Clifton). This transit is c1875, the silvered scales on both circles are w

Dry card compass from Orkney Island Mailboat, George Hechelmann, Hamburg, maker gimble mounted with printed face and brass casements, diameter 11 cm circa 1890s

Lobster boat compass, Thos. Laughlin Co. Portland, maker circa early 1900s

A German gilt brass Clinometer compass, by Breithaupt Cassel, first half 19th century, silvered dial with Arabic numerals, blued-steel needle, gilt brass compact case, the dial inscribed Breithaupt Cassel 7 cm wide

A brass circumferentor (surveyors compass) marked a Adie Edinburgh

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