Zero Stock- Antique Fruit Wood Compass Made in Germany
SOLD Excellent pocket compass made of turned walnut wood. This type of compass was customary made in central Europe, this one in particular made in Bavaria region - estimated between 1700s through mid-1800s. This was meant to be used by travelers and early settlers and introduced in United States by outfitters and early explorers. The compass has maker's initials F.N. on the dial. Each device is unique in his own way due to the printed paper dial and custom hand painted compass rose. The condition of the compass is excellent. The compass measures 50mm diameter by 22mm height.