Hanging reversed compass exceptional Lennich in Altona dated 1766

Rare hanging reversed compass from a Royal Admiral Ship dated 1766.

This instrument allowed the Admiral to check the route from over his bed.  The body of the compass in the shape of a crown in guilted metal.

The rose is signed « Nicolas Lennich in Altona 1766 ».

Royal supplyer of the Hanse Hambourg. The glass shows an old restore.

Rare similar ones : Musée de la Marine in Paris, National Maritime Museum in Greenwich, Museo Naval de Madrid

Dimension : +/- 35 cm high

Reference : MAR 393

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