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Dry Card Compass - click to enlarge

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Dry Card Compass

Catalogue number:
1995.0035.02

Inscriptions:
"C. R. SHERMAN & Co. NEW BEDFORD"

Dimensions:
diameter 7.75 inches

Discussion:
This compass has a turned wooden bowl gimbal mounted in a wooden box. It probably dates from the middle decades of the nineteenth century. Charles R. Sherman (fl. 1865-1905) sold instruments and other items for nautical use.

Further Information:

Compass

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