Must be a rare beast...
I'm having no luck with internet search. This site has been so helpful, I figured if I got any info. it would be here.
This appears to a naval compass for use on a ship,the data plate basically says it was made by Tokyo instruments in august 1944,I have no idea of value,HTH....Pete.
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fantastic piece , i wonder what vessel it came from ?
We are the Pilgrims , master, we shall go
Always a little further : it may be
Beyond that last blue mountain barred with snow
Across that angry or that glimmering sea...
Weren't these called gimbles??? Every ship had one. These are very collectable and depending on the size etc I've seen them go for around $150.00+++
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