Cordys

0067 ← Prev Lot ↑ Catalogue Next Lot →

A vintage Kelvin & Hughes Ltd of England brass cased ship's binnacle compass

the brass cover with hinged oval plate revealing a glazed panel for viewing the gimballed compass, maker's details to the compass plate including 'Type No. 72958', raised on a mahogany stand with brass fittings. Provenance: Imported for Mason Bros. for the Stewart Island ferry 'Wairua' when the purchase fell through, it was used as a display at Fosters.