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Ship's Compass by Wilcox Crittenden in Wooden Box

Ship's Compass by Wilcox Crittenden in Wooden Box

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Item: Ship's Compass

Make: Wilcox Crittenden (Middletown, CT)

Age: Circa 1940

Construction: Bronze, Wood

Dimensions: Box (3 1/4" x 4 3/4" x 4 3/4"), Compass (3" Diameter)

Condition: Very good pre-owned vintage condition. Wooden box has a crack on the bottom. Appears to be in working order with cosmetic wear consistent with age. Please see photos. 

Details: Ship's compass by Wilcox Cittenden suspended on bronze rings in a dovetailed wooden box with sliding lid. An entwined "W" and "C" take the place of the "N" for north on the face. Wilcox and Crittenden made compasses for small boats and "Dory" compasses. They were very popular from the 1920's through the 1950's.

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