Boxed Gimbaled Compass Made by T.S. & J.D. Negus, New York

Product Code: 18001
Shipping Weight: 5.00 lbs

Product Description

Boxed small boat gimbal drycard compass manufactured for T.S. & J.D. Negus, New York and marketed by E.S. Ritchie & Sons, Boston. SN 67568. Housed in a stained machine-dovetailed mahogany box that measures 6 X 6 X 4 1/4 inches with lid. Replaced brass screws that hold the gimbal ring. Missing one latch. Good working order.
Brothers Thomas Shufeldt Negus, Jr. (1828-1894) & John Davidson Negus (1833-1890) manufacturers and merchants of chronometers and other marine instruments established T.S. & J.D. Negus Company in 1845 in New York City.