Binnacle compass - Brass - Mid 20th century

Binnacle compass - Brass - Mid 20th century

Antique nautical dry compass with a housing made of brass and a glass disc. The lid is removable with a click closure, there is a lever on the side that you depress and simultaneously turn the lid, and then the lid of the compass opens. With a lamp on the side (carbide?).

Inscribed with ‘No.833’ and 919/ 1969 is on the compass disc, probably the name and year it was built.

A sticker has been placed under the lid of the lamp, I could only decipher the name ‘Artur Kuchar’....?
And underneath that ‘72-600 ?????’, probably the company that did the maintenance work, or the manufacturer/seller.

Approx. 20 cm high case (with lamp 25)
Approx. 18 cm diameter case
Approx. 12 cm diameter of the compass itself

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Lot details
Binnacle compass
Estimated Period
Mid 20th century
Country of Origin
Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
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