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Kelvin White Co. gimbaled Pelorus sight vane in later wood box. Makers lable inside glass cover states "KELVIN WHITE CO., NAUTICAL INSTRUMENTS, BOSTON- NEW YORK. Weighted brass bowl housing. Sight with colored glass filter and level. fitted wood box. Some deterioration to interior center ring Black-painted outer ring. Retains an old bronzed brass patina. 8 inch sight glass diameter. The box measures 11 1/2 X 11 1/2 X 10 1/2 inches tall.
This item is from the Herb Jones Maritime Collection and was the personal property of the artist.
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