Henry Browne & Son Ship's Binnacle I Gimbal Compass



Early Ship's Binnacle By Henry Browne & Son Ltd, Barking London. Ca. 1950. Binnacle in brass with a glass front and a hinged side door revealing a mounted light. It comes also with the original oil burner. Oil filled gimbaled compass without any bubbles and in good working order. Handmade cylindrical wooden (display) stand. Housing: W 60 x H 44 cm, Ø 30 cm. Compass: Ø 21 x 15 cm. Stand: 50 x 50 cm, H: 90 cm, Ø 40 cm. Total height: 134 cm. Condition: good, with normal traces of use. The glass has a few small surface scratches. Price: Sold.