Item #60-05       Ship's compass 1916


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. Price:    $645.00 US plus shipping & handling.
Quantity:  1
Dimensions:   10 1/2 inches diameter; depth 4 inches
This compass was manufactured in 1916 by E.S. Ritchie & Sons., Boston, USA.  It was sold on June 19'th of that year to Harrison & Company.   It is from a ship that is believed to have gone down off Long Point, Lake Ontario;  acquired from the Young family estate on East Lake, Ontario; restored brass, professionally polished and lacquered; inscribed  'E.S. Ritchie & Sons., Boston, USA', numbered ' 45357'.  (Many thanks to  Ritchie Navigation for searching their company ledgers for this information.)


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