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#2523 - Vintage Rare circa 1880's Beautifully polished all Brass Ship's Yacht Binnacle

VINTAGE RARE CIRCA 1880'S BEAUTIFULLY POLISHED ALL BRASS SHIP'S YACHT BINNACLE

Vintage Rare circa 1880's Beautifully polished all Brass Ship's Yacht Binnacle complete with 2 very rare style side lights
22" x 11"(wood base)
19 lbs

Great original condition!!

 Item # 2523
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#2515 - Beautiful Vintage Petite Brass Ship's Yachting Binnacle with Ritchie/Boston Compass

BEAUTIFUL VINTAGE PETITE BRASS SHIP'S YACHTING BINNACLE WITH RITCHIE/BOSTON COMPASS

Beautiful Vintage Petite brass Ship's Yachting Binnacle with Ritchie/Boston Compass, complete with 2 brass oil burning side lights.  Polished/lacquered.
An antique yacht binnacle from the early 1900s.

Measures 11.5" tall x 11.25" wide, and weighs 6 pounds.

Has a few dents, but otherwise in great condition. A terrific find!
 Item # 2515
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#5091 Vintage 1942 US Navy "Lionel" Brass Compass/Binnacle With Electrical/Kerosene Illumination

VINTAGE 1942 U S NAVY "LIONEL" BRASS COMPASS/BINNACLE WITH ELECTRIC/KEROSENE ILLUMINATION

Marked on the front makers tag: US NAVY-BU OF SHIPS (N) THE LIONEL CORPORATION NEW YORK.  Circa 1942 The Lionel Corporation (Toy Trains maker etc) was assisting with the war effort, making these great binnacles.  This unit is fitted with the below rare "John E Hand & Sons Company compass," (John E Hand being one of the premier US existing early 1900's instrument makers.)

The Compass housing has a dual lighting system.  The kerosene light/lamp housing features a hinged opening side panel door (with reflector) making it easy to remove and refill the kerosene lamp fount.  Below the the fount, a pull out drawer for storing matches and extra wicks.  Used on US Navy ships, Liberty Ships, Victory Ships and many other US Navy war ships as well during WWII.
Size 9" wide x 10" tall x 9" deep bracket in back included
Weight 11 pounds
Don't miss this one!
 Item # 5091
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U. S. NAVY WW II VII BRASS BINNACLE

A spectacular authentic solid bronze and copper WW II U S Navy binnacle. Increasingly rare. This type was used frequently by both the Navy and the Merchant Marine during WW II. Like this beauty, some were fitted with a degaussing ring. Size is 56" x 35". Beautifully polished, and wonderful for display. Learn about binnacles.

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 Item # 1003
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#4189 1940's- Great, Rare, Vintage, Old US Navy WWII All Brass Full Size Battleship Binnacle, Complete with Degaussing Ring!! Great Age Patina!

1940's- GREAT, RARE, VINTAGE, OLD US NAVY WWII ALL BRASS FULL SIZE BATTLESHIP BINNACLE, COMPLETE WITH DEGAUSSING RING!! GREAT AGE PATINA!

Great US NAVY WWII Brass full size Battleship Binnacle

Features:
Full size brass bonnet with:
  • 2 Retractable lift handles for inspection and calibration of the compass
  • A huge hinged oval viewing inspection porthole, which can be dogged down on bottom during rough weather conditions
  • A rare very good condition gimbaled full size compass
Maker: A. LIETZ CO, SAN FRANCISCO.  LIETZ was one of the premier nautical instrument maker for the US Navy and the maritime industry in the early 1900's.  Fitted with rarely found "DEGAUSSING RING," this unit helped return the compass reading back to its true North reading after the BIG GUNS were fired.  Below that, the Binnacle base is tapered and features a rounded sliding brass inspection door, which would allow the compass adjuster by means of magnetic rods, etc to obtain a true North reading.  Below that, a brass, all electrical Box with on/off switch and electric weather proof plug-in.
This great Binnacle is supported by a round brass base with fastening holes to secure it to the deck.
Don't miss this one!
Item # 4322

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#0402 Vintage Original Brass World War II - 1944 Marching Compass with Mother of Pearl Dial (In Working Condition)
Vintage Original Brass World War II - 1944 Marching Compass with Mother of Pearl Dial (In Working Condition)

Now you can discover the pleasure and pride of owning or giving the legendary World War II Prismatic Marching Compass. Originally the compass was painted black over brass to not reflect light causing detection during war conditions. Back of unit marked: T.G.C. Ltd. No. 8 294135 and Arrow mark (British service I.D. mark) with Mils Mk 1-1944 also engraved.  This is an authentic working precision instrument crafted to such exacting specification that it can confidently claim to be the most accurate prismatic hand bearing compass ever made.  A compass designed to be used under the toughest condition, as well as admired for its history, nostalgia and classic good looks.  Patented by the noted military inventor, Captain Verner, and first used by gentlemen officers during the African Boer War, the Marching Compass has been standard British Army issue throughout most of the twentieth century, and continues in modern version today.  The Mark 3 Marching Compass saw service during and after WW II.

Do not miss this one!  -  Great collectors item!
Item # 0402
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#2181 Large Tell Tale Upside Down Compass

LARGE TELL TALE UPSIDE DOWN COMPASS

Very large tell tale upside down compass. Very desirable old timer, complete with mounting brackets, previously polished & lacquered. Compass size is 10.5" x 4.5" deep. Most of the original fluid is still there except for a bubble, which is normal for a compass of this age. The compass gimball ring measures 13" across. The unit can be mounted on the original brackets. Getting very rare.

Item # 2181
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#0116 Desktop Binnacle

DESKTOP BINNACLE

Handsome desktop binnacle. A working copy in very good condition. While not quite rare, these are getting harder to find. Reasonably priced.

Item # 0116

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#1836 Arma Repeating Compass

ARMA ALUMINUM REPEATING COMPASS

Arma repeating compass with aluminum body and bonnet. A great compass in excellent condition. Previously polished, and shows really great. 53" tall x 14.25" wide. Compass is marked ARMA, MK V, Model 8.

Item # 1836
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#1820 U S Navy Aluminum Binnacle

USN ALUMINUM BINNACLE

USN Binnacle with an aluminum body but a brass hood. Previously polished and lacquered. Has a brass plaque that reads "STANDARD BINNACLE" etc.

Item # 1820
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#2049 Vintage Rare Brass "Louis Weule", San Francisco, Cal-Boxed Compass
Vintage Rare brass "Louis Weule", San Francisco, Cal-Boxed Compass

GREAT COFFEE TABLE DECOR ITEM!

The 5 3/8" Vintage brass compass (Famous Maker Louis Weule) is hinged in 6 1/2"gimbal ring housed in a very attractive 9 3/4" x 9 3/4" x 5" tall wood case, presently natural color, can be easily stained darker or varnished.

Louis Weule - Early 1900's renowned maker of the best quality instruments for the shipping industry.
Item # 2049

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#1602 Great WW2 Liberty Ship Binnacle - MAKER: " Kelvin, Wilfred & White"-# 3561
Great WW2 Liberty Ship Binnacle - MAKER: "Kelvin, Wilfred & White" #3561

WW2 Maker: "KELVIN ,WILFRED & WHITE", Compass marked #3561 - beautifully polished and lacquered as are all the other brass items on this very desirable unit.

Do not miss this one!
Item # 1602

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Rare Vintage Museum Quality-"John E. Hand & Sons Co" Binnacle

One of the finest vintage Binnacles I have had the privilege of offering for sale. This majestic unit is 55 1/2 " tall x 29 1/2" wide. The base is 19 1/2 " square- 3 1/2" thick with polished brass ball-headed fasteners. The main body is embellished above the base with perfect round wood turnings from which the stout main body rises. There are 3 hinged wood compartments in the front, 2 with 5 3/4" x 16" doors which open to reveal areas where magnetic rods could be inserted in the round horizontal holes. These assist the Compass Adjuster with calibrating the Compass. The 3rd door allows one to change the light bulb that can light up the compass from below. On each side are the brass brackets holding the red and green compensating balls.

#0937 BINNACLE

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#2077 U. S. Navy Binnacle #2

USN STANDARD BINNACLE NO. 2

The complete binnacle includes the compass chamber, the magnate chamber, the legs, the hood, the central tube for heeling magnet, magnet trays, including soft iron spheres, correction magnets, etc. The hood has a 7" glass window in front, and a 4" door in opposite side. Two oil/elec. lamps fitting in holders, one on each side of the hood, provide illumination for the compass card.

A very rare binnacle.
Item # 2077

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#0136 Skylight Binnacle

SKYLIGHT BINNACLE

A vintage and quite rare Skylight Binnacle. Very unusual and one great collector's item.

Learn about binnacles here

Item # 0136

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