This brass binnacle is signed "4" Boat Compass, 1942, Lionel NY, US Navy, BU Ships." The liquid filled compass floats on a gimbal mechanism, and has deteriorated paint inside, see photos. Compass directions are accurate.
There are red and green compensating iron balls to adjust for the steel on a ship. The swivel dome cover has sliding doors on this vintage nautical instrument.
Size is 17" across, 11" deep and 32" tall.
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