Bascule Compass

Bascule Compass

€41.75

Gorgeous replica of a basculant compass that decorates both his home and office, and is a memorable gift that lasts over time. High quality construction with the finest materials, with emphasis on the smallest details. History of the compass

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Height
7,5 cms
Lenght
12 cms
Depth
12 cms

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 The compass (from the Latin "passus" ("step")) opened up the world to exploration and discovery. The principle of the magnetic needle was already known to the Chinese in the 3rd century BC and was first used by feng shui priests to tell them where and how to build. It was adapted to maritime navigation by Chinese sailors around the year 1000. The first compasses comprised a magnetic needle floating in a bowl of water, with the needle suspended on a thread or threaded through a reed. The Arabs perfected this by mounting the needle on a pivot. The compass arrived in Europe between the 10th and 11th centuries, enabling sailers to cross the oceans and explorers to discover the continents. The first instrument to resemble the modern compass is attributed to Portuguese citizen Ferrande (1483). Inspired by a 19th century compass.
Brass with rosewood box.

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By on  17 Apr. 2018 (Bascule Compass) :
(4/5

Devolución sin problemas

El producto comprado está muy bien!
Pero tengo queja con el transporte. Cuando realicé la compra me cobraron un transporte de 7 euros y algo por enviármelo en 24 horas, y no se ha cumplido. Lo compré el 11/4 y me lo ha traído el 17/4