Gyro Compass in Box #5473

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This wonderful old timber box with cancas strap holds a gyro compass.

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