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DUTCH DRY COMPASS IN CHEST 19TH CENTURY
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DUTCH DRY COMPASS IN CHEST 19TH CENTURY

Dutch dry compass, gimballed suspension in wooden chest with swallow tail connection.  
Made and signed by compass maker F. Smeding of Enkhuizen.  
Mr. Smeding had a shop in fisherman’s and shipping supplies in the former South Sea village
of Enkhuizen in the 19th century.  
The compass rose is very pretty and above all very smooth.  
It is made from paper with Dutch abbreviations of the wind directions.  
The compass is in fine working order.  
Dimensions of the chest:  
Length 27 cm. (10.5 inches)  
Width 27 cm. (10.5 inches)  
Diameter of the glass 19 cm. (7.5 inches)

SOLD TO ITALY 

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We are located in Heemskerk, The Netherlands where you can visit our showroom.

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