Antique Compass, Warden Muirhead & Clark. Original and very rare, I cannot find another example! Brass, with original bevelled glass face, loose mounted on top of a more contemporary hardwood stand.
Potentially used originally in surveying or science, within a instrument such as an tangent galvanometer, for example. Warden Muirhead & Clark - Westminster (London).
Working order, with locking screw to the reverse. Warden, Muirhead and Clark, founded in 1875, were large manufacturers of electrical machinery who were particularly noted for their telegraphic apparatus. Their expertise in this area was guided by Latimer Clark, who had a long experience with submarine cables and had conducted extensive experiments on lines and batteries. Successors to William Marston Warden & Company, 27 Great George Street, Westminster, London; J Latimer Clark and John Muirhead Jnr were W M Warden's technical advisors; later became Muirhead & Company.Good used condition for age, with some wear, marks, scratches and tarnishing. This item is in the category "Antiques\Science/Medicine\Scientific Instruments". The seller is "andrew_frost7r3b" and is located in this country: GB. This item can be shipped to United Kingdom, Antigua and Barbuda, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Republic of, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Australia, United States, Bahrain, Canada, Brazil, Japan, New Zealand, China, Israel, Hong Kong, Norway, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mexico, Singapore, Korea, South, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Bangladesh, Belize, Bermuda, Bolivia, Barbados, Brunei Darussalam, Cayman Islands, Dominica, Ecuador, Egypt, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Grenada, French Guiana, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Saint Kitts-Nevis, Saint Lucia, Liechtenstein, Sri Lanka, Macau, Monaco, Maldives, Montserrat, Martinique, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Peru, Paraguay, Reunion, Turks and Caicos Islands, Aruba, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, United Arab Emirates, Chile, Bahamas, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Kuwait, Panama, Philippines, Qatar, El Salvador, Trinidad and Tobago, Uruguay, Vietnam.