Antique Dirigo nautical compass
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Sold Date: 12/25/2007
Channel: Online Auction
Category: Fine Art
Dirigo compass made in Seattle, WashingtonThis compass has a black surface with a 3" compass card, and a gimbal ring that is pivoted on the compass and has two 1/8" posts that are 1/4" long, positioned at a 90 degree angle to the main pivot on the compass. The compass appears to be oil filled with a ¾" bubble in the fluid just below the top glass. The back of the compass is burnished copper that is soldered to the brass top. The brass top contains a surface ring with eight screws that hold the glass sealed to the compass itself. The compass reads with the standard terms used to box a compass, and also has degrees around the outside of the card which define compass angle in increments of two degrees.Weighs 2 lbs Terms and Conditions: Please ask any questions before bidding, all bids are FINAL. I prefer postal money orders or bank drafts, or Pay Pal, but will accept personal checks. Please note that items paid by personal check will not be shipped until my bank certifies that the funds have cleared. This process takes 7-10 days. If t is a problem with the transaction, please contact me at immediately so that it can be resolved. I work hard to insure that my customers are satisfied.
Shipping:Each item will be well packed to protect it from the hazards of transit. This item will be shipped via USPS flat-rate box. I normally ship within two days of the time that cleared payment is received.
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