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WWII era brass Pelorus manufactured by the Sperry Gyroscope Company Div., Sperry Corporation as described on the manufacturers plate located on the instrument pedestal base. 8 inch gimbaled electronic gyro compass engraved "Mark 15 Mod 0" in the center and 23460 on the brass bowl housing. Light adjustment switch is located on the side of the brass pedestal above the manufacturers plate. Their is minor stain on the compass face, but is still easily legable. Retains the original brass compass cover engraved "TURN LIGHT OFF AT DAYLIGHT". The brass base pedestal measures 13 inches in diameter at the top opening and 53 inches tall. Retains a soft, darkened brass patina or can be polished to a bright finish!
Dealers of nautical antiques and collectibles, marine art, lamps, lighting, ship salvage and hardware, Skipjack sells quality nautical furniture and furnishings, marine instruments, model boats, nautical gifts and decor. Skipjack’s Marine Art Gallery features marine paintings, sculptures, ship models and folk art featuring mermaids, whales, fish and fowl.
Please visit our online store again soon or if in the Hampton Roads (Tidewater) coastal region of Virginia, visit our marine gallery in historic Olde Towne Portsmouth. We're just a short distance from Virginia Beach, Colonial Williamsburg and the Outer Banks of North Carolina, and just across the river from downtown Norfolk. By boat, we're located at mile marker "0" of the Atlantic Intra-coastal Waterway!