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    The Compass is called a "Equinoctial Sundial Compass" and according to Compasspedia, the Online Compass Museum, it's a common fantasy TR item of which there are several variations. Below is the example they have. Disregard the bugle photo it slipped in somehow. Dwight

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    is it fake then

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    i can have it for 50 euros

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    What a waste of 50 Euro's, and a strange place to post it as well, can't you open a new thread?
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    Hans Mandy: Yes, it is a fake; one of a variety of similar fakes that are produced largely in India. ask yourself, why would a compass have a sundial time element on it? It isn't accurate for navigation, which requires a chronometer. If you have ever been in a situation where you had to move across country using a map and a compass, you must recognize that this fantasy compass, with all its extraneous garbage, would just make things more difficult. It's a nice conversation piece and a poor fishing sinker. Dwight

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    Posts moved to their own thread for clarity.

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