ANTIQUE F BARKER & SON POCKET COMPASS - c1865

  • ANTIQUE F BARKER & SON POCKET COMPASS - c1865
  • ANTIQUE F BARKER & SON POCKET COMPASS - c1865
  • ANTIQUE F BARKER & SON POCKET COMPASS - c1865
  • ANTIQUE F BARKER & SON POCKET COMPASS - c1865
  • ANTIQUE F BARKER & SON POCKET COMPASS - c1865
  • ANTIQUE F BARKER & SON POCKET COMPASS - c1865
  • ANTIQUE F BARKER & SON POCKET COMPASS - c1865

ANTIQUE circa 1865
F BARKER & SON
POCKET COMPASS

Handsome brass hunter cased pocket compass bearing the pre-1875 trade mark, produced while Francis Barker Snr. (the founder of the Francis Barker company) was alive. The styling of the compass dates to around 1860 - 1865

Hand painted mother of pearl dial in perfect condition bearing the trademark FB&S LONDON on a jewelled cap, points perfectly to north

Cardinal marks in red underneath the crystal in perfect condition

Transit lock blocks the compass when the lid is closed and releases the card (dial) when the lid is opened - fully functional

The lid opens and closes correctly, and the hinge is in perfect condition

Diameter (excluding hinge, neck, etc) 44.8mm

The brass case is in very good condition, and carries the pre-1875 triangular Trade Mark London F. Barker & Son trademark inside the lid

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ANTIQUE F BARKER & SON POCKET COMPASS - c1865

P449
£325.00