Nautical instruments

Pelorus in wooden briefcase – Swedish Navy

Pelorus in a remarkable wooden suit-case with brass handle. The suit-case is made of lime-wood and marked with a crown and number 28.
The pelorus has to be slid onto a shoe on the railing to take relative bearings. The instrument is made of brass, the rose appears to be silver-plated.

Catalog: NM.1-29
Date: ca. 1920
HWL case: 5,5x24x18 cm (2.1×9.5×7 in)
D rose: 16 cm (6.2 in)
Signed: not signed
Origin: Sweden
Condition: in good and working condition, wear consistent with age and use

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