Large Azimuth or Bearing Compass with Dry Card in copper Bowl – Boosman, Amsterdam
Well preserved and hardly used gimbaled bearing compass with V- and back-sight in oak case with lid. V- and back-sight can be put apart in the chest. With spare needle.
On the rose a graduation as well as the 32 points and the name of the maker. North with fleur de lis, east – direction Jerusalem – with fleur simple. The inside of the binnacle is white with four lubber’s lines
HWL case: 19x29x29 cm (7.5×11.5×11.5 in)
D compass: 21 cm (8.2 in)
Signed: W. BOOSMAN. AMSTERDAM.
Origin: Amsterdam, Netherlands