oak & brass binnacle

Early 20th century binnacle.

A binnacle is a waist-high case or stand on the deck of a ship, generally mounted in front of the helmsman ,

purpose was to hold the ship’s magnetic compass, mounted in gimbals to keep it level while the ship pitched and rolled.

A decorative piece with light inside, the brass top comes of so it could be turned into a bar.




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