The needle is activated by means of a small brass detent when opened. Appears to be working but accuracy not guaranteed. Good condition overall, no chips or cracks, a little age commensurate wear to the outer mahogany case and some marks underneath the glass. Approx measurements are as follows.
The item "Antique Georgian compass, pocket, mahogany cased" is in sale since Saturday, September 14, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Science/Medicine\Scientific Instruments". The seller is "stolenatticuk" and is located in Nottingham.
This item can be shipped worldwide.