Nautical instruments

Whaling Compass in binnacle of limewood – Kloos, Rotterdam, Netherlands

Well preserved whalingcompass with attractive 32-point rose. The rose carries the name of the maker. On the rose, north with fleur de lis. The inside of the binnacle is painted dirty white with lubber’s line. The inside of the lidis marked with 440.

Catalog: NM.2-15
Date: 1800-1830
H: 11 cm (4,3”)
D binnacle: 14 cm (5 4/8”)
Signed: F.J. KLOOS. * ROTTERDAM. *
Origin: Netherlands
Condition: perfect

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