This wonderful old timber box with cancas strap holds a gyro compass.
A gyro compass is a type of non-magnetic compass which is based on a fast-spinning disc and the rotation of the Earth to find geographical direction automatically.
Made in Japan in 1973 by Tokyo Keiko Co. Ltd, the heavy metal compass has brass details.
A fabulous nautical piece.
Measures approx: Box 29cm x 29cm x 20cm Compass 25cm diameter