Large Dry Card Compass – Österberg, Stockholm, 19th century
Very fine, well preserved dry card and gimbaled compass in wooden case of oak with slit cover. On the rose with 32 points and the name of the maker. North with beautiful fleur de lis. The inside of the binnacle is white painted with lubber’s line.
Date: 1860 – 1890
HWL case: 17×27,2×27,2 cm (6 7/8×10 6/8×10 6/8”)
D compass: 20,8 cm (8 1/8”)
Signed: RUDOLF ÖSTERBERG STOCKHOLM