Marine Russian Naval Magnetic Compass. Made in the Soviet Union. Plaque Reads 1982 and with some Mathematical Calibration figures. Compass Diameter 7", Flawless Glass is 5". I searched a long time to find a Art Piece this Fine.
And found this one, GORGIOUS! Never Polished, has it's own Original Patina. A Very Rare Collectors' Piece. Unlike Russia or Latvia, THIS One is On The West Coast in California. NO Broken, Bent or Missing Parts.VERY Heavy Solid Brass at 30 Pounds. The Gimble Appears to be Bronze. Has pieces for transit sighting for land, moon, sun filter, Mirror for Siting Stars. More than a Compass, a Scientific Instrument. In Wooden Case with Crack in Top. Liquid is Clear and Absolutely NO Leaks! Brass Transit Ring/Bezel IS Removable.
The Card is Clean and Bright and All Figures are well Defined. This Compass has never been opened. There are NO'Buggered' Screws! To the Collector, there will be No Disappointments!This piece is Nicer than the One in the Museum! Local Pick-Up is FREE, and I will Load it for You. The item "SOVIET Russian Naval Ships Compass 7 WithSiting Transit ALL Brass Excellent" is in sale since Wednesday, March 11, 2020.
This item is in the category "Antiques\Maritime\Maritime Compasses". The seller is "neonfiddler" and is located in Manteca, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.