Authentic Lifeboat Binnacle Compass, Ritchie Boston

Product Code: 21061
Shipping Weight: 9.00 lbs


1 in stock

Product Description

Old ship-salvaged helmet-style brass lifeboat with liquid-filled gimbaled compass made by Ritchie. The compass card at the north point is printed "RITCHIE, BOSTON, USA." Side light with hinged door that open to access the font with original burner. The 4 inch compass is in working order. The brass surface retains an old weathered patina!  Bottom ring measures 8 3/4 inches in diameter. Weighs 7 pounds. Guaranteed to be authentic and not a replica!

*There is an air bubble in the liquid-filled compass. Some white paint missing on the compass face.