Dry Card Yacht Compass – Bradford, London, 19th century
Dry card compass in a brass binnacle with beautiful patin and leather case. With carved rope around the glass. On the rose, north with fleur de lis, east – direction Jerusalem – with simple mark.
Made by one of the brothers Bradford 1795 – 1822, Minories, London.
The inside of the binnacle is painted white with a upright lubber’s pin.
Date: ca. 1800
HD compass: 3,2×7,8 cm (1 2/8×3”)
Signed: BRADFORD 136 Minories LONDON
Condition: pefect, little chip in glass