Royal Navy Kelvin Replica Mariner's Compass

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Royal Navy Kelvin Replica Mariner's Compass

The Kelvin mariners' compass was used by the British Navy in the 19th century

The 19th century saw the advent of iron-hulled ships causing magnetic deviation in traditional compasses

Physicist Lord Kelvin updated the compass to ensure the safety of mariners

This replica is crafted from solid brass with Baron Kelvin engraved on the case

Compass is fully operational, beautifully engraved and supplied in a velvet pouch

Beautiful 19th century style and design

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