Nautical instruments

Whaling or Coastal Compass in binnacle of limewood – Per Jonasson, Näset, Sweden

Attractive and well preserved 19th century, dry card whaling compass with a simple hand-painted 32-point rose. On the rose the name of the maker, North with fleur de lis, East – direction Jerusalem – with simple mark.The inside of the binnacle is painted white. Made by Per Jonasson in Näset near Götenborg in Sweden. Missing lid. Removable bottom. Repairs on the rose.

Date: 1826-1850
H: 8.5 cm
D binnacle: 12,7 cm
Signed: PER*JONASSON*NASET
Origin: Sweden
Condition: in good condition, wear consistent with age and use

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