VINTAGE FRANCIS BARKER HUNTER CASED POCKET COMPASS SINGER’S PATENT BRASS c.1925

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Seller: coniston1980 (2.875) 100%, Location: Lancashire, Ships to: Europe, Item: 202595268651 VINTAGE FRANCIS BARKERHUNTER CASEDPOCKET COMPASS c.1925 A nickel plated brass cased, Francis Barker & Son pocket compass, dating from c.1925. The fixed aluminium compass card is a variant of the classic Singer’s Patent design of the 1860’s. It features the post-1875 Barker logo with the characteristic reversed letter ’S’. The compass has a half-blued needle. Further details of this Francis Barker design can be found in: Trade Mark London (p.210) by Paul Crespel, at the trademarklondon.com website. ***Please Note: this compass is not available for shipping to the USA*** ConditionThe compass is in good condition, working order, and finds North well. The compass card is in good condition. The glass is in good condition. Most of the original nickel plating has worn away from the exterior of the case. Dimensions: 50mm diameter Francis Barker & Son: were established in London in 1848, as a maker of compasses and scientific instruments. Francis Barker produced a very wide range of compass designs over the years, supplying major retailers such as Negretti & Zambra, J. Lizars, C. W. Dixey, Dollond, and many others. The company prospered until 1932, when it was taken over and became F. Barker & Son (1932). After WW2 the company changed hands several times and the name is now carried by Pyser-SGI. They continue to produce the renowned Barker M-73, widely acknowledged to be the world's finest prismatic compass. ***I have several other antique compasses listed at the moment. Please check out my other listings. Combined postage is available*** If you need any further information, please email. _gsrx_vers_841 (GS 7.0.16 (841)) Condition: Used, Type: Compass, Sub-Type: Instruments, Material: Brass, Period: 1800 to 1900, Country/Region of Manufacture: United Kingdom

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