COMPASS BINNACLES

Welcome to our selection of antique compass binnacles, Ship's compass binnacles come in many different shapes and sizes, they range from full size ship binnacles to smaller portable versions.

Below is our selection of antique ships compass binnacles

ANTIQUE YACHT COMPASS BINNACLE.

A superb antique yacht compass binnacle by REYNOLDS & SON LTD, LONDON.

This rare "onion top" yacht binnacle is complete with both it's original illumination lanterns which have fluted chimneys and original oil burners. This classic mid to late 19th century example has a hand beaten brass binnacle hood with early castellated brazed seams.

Height 15" / 38cm, Width at base 11" / 28cm, Compass diameter 6" / 15cm

ANTIQUE SHIP'S COMPASS BINNACLE.

An impressive full size ship's bridge compass binnacle.

This mid to late 19th century "onion top" compass binnacle features a removable hand beaten brass hood with early castellated brazed seams.

Twin night time illumination lanterns with domed screw down chimney tops ( original burners missing )

Brass compass bowl mounted on gimbals, The compass card is marked KELVIN HUGHES, 577, MADE IN GREAT BRITAIN and the outer bezel marked TYPE No A76/1, KELVIN HUGHES, SERIAL No577 - complete with a brass KELVIN & HUGHES bearing plate

Mounted on an eight sided teak pedestal with twin Kelvins balls that are mounted on brass support brackets. Removable side doors to contain correcting bars, brass securing rings also mounted either side.

Height 54" / 137cm

Max width 31" / 74cm

ANTIQUE LIFEBOAT COMPASS BINNACLE.

A rare mid 19th century lifeboat binnacle by DENT.

A compact copper compass binnacle containing the original compass bowl which is mounted on gimbals, the outer bezel engraved DENT's Patent Liquid Compass No 1602.

Original compass card which has become slightly discoloured over its 150+ years of age.

Hinged night time illumination lantern to one side ( original oil burner missing )

Swing carry handle to the top.

Height 8.5" / 22cm

Height including handle 11.5" / 29cm

ANTIQUE SHIP'S COMPASS BINNACLE.

A British Admiralty / Royal Navy Patrol boat pattern compass binnacle.

The brass binnacle has removable top with carry handle, hinged front window and side mounted night illumination lantern ( complete with original oil burner ) screw down chimney top.

Brass compass bowl containing original compass card and mounted on gimbals, compass bowl levelling / locking lever to side.

Compass binnacle and bezel both stamped PATT 0919 COMPASS, No 2099HS.

Complete with original mounting and alignment baseplate.

Height 12" /30cm

ANTIQUE SHIP'S COMPASS BINNACLE.

An impressive full size ship's bridge compass binnacle.

This early 20th century "conical top" compass binnacle features a removable spun brass hood with front and top viewing ports and twin brass handles

Brass compass bowl mounted on gimbals, The compass card is marked HAND, PHILIDELPHIA.

Brass makers plate to the front reading KELVIN & WILFRED O WHITE CO, NAUTICAL INSTRUMENTS, ADJUSTERS OF SHIP'S COMPASS, BOSTON No 1890 NEW YORK.

Brass cased inclinometer also mounted to the front and marked H. HUGHES AND SON LTD ( glass and bubble missing )

Push / pull mechanical light shutter

Mounted on a round teak pedestal with twin Kelvins balls that are mounted on brass support brackets. Hinged opening front door.

Height 47" / 120cm

Max width 33" / 84cm

ANTIQUE SHIP'S COMPASS BINNACLE.

A brass cased ship's boat binnacle.

Liquid filled compass bowl mounted on gimbals, ring carrying loop on top with side mounted illumination lantern with acorn style chimney.


Height: 13" / 33cm

ANTIQUE SHIP'S COMPASS BINNACLE.

A full size brass ships compass binnacle.

A British Admiralty / Royal Navy pattern bridge wing repeating compass, ex RN Warship.

Removable binnacle hood with front and rear viewing ports, mounted on a brass pedestal

The repeating compass card marked BROWN BEARING COMPASS REPEATER No3869 S.G.BROWN LTD.

Height 55" / 140 cm


ANTIQUE YACHT COMPASS BINNACLE.

A brass cased yacht or ship's boat binnacle.

A mid to late 19th century brass compass binnacle with acorn finial on top, side mounted illumination lantern with an early fluted style chimney. ( oil burner missing ) Mounting flange at base.

Brass compass bowl mounted on gimbals and containing a dry card compass marked JAMES MURRAY, CALCUTTA & LONDON.


Height: 10.5" / 27cm

ANTIQUE BOXED DRYCARD COMPASS.

A large mid to late 19th century boxed mariners dry card compass

Brass compass bowl is suspended on gimbals and contains the original paper compass card.

Contained within a dovetailed hardwood box with original sliding wooden lid.

Box measures 12" / 30cm square, Height 8"/20cm

Compass bowl 9.5" / 24cm

ANTIQUE COMPASS BINNACLE STANDS.

LEFT: A mid to late 19th century brass compass binnacle stand, the compass bowl is supported by three stylised dolphins / sea serpents.


RIGHT: A mid to late 19th century brass and mahogany compass binnacle stand, the brass compass bowl is supported by an unusual shaped solid mahogany stand


ANTIQUE SHIP'S COMPASS BINNACLE.

Antique ships compass binnacle

A brass cased ship or boat compass binnacle by Kelvin, Bottomley & Baird. Liquid filled compass bowl mounted on gimbals, side mounted Kelvins balls and hinged brass shutter to protect the glass window.

SORRY THIS ITEM HAS BEEN SOLD.

ANTIQUE SHIP'S COMPASS BINNACLE.

Antique ships compass binnacle

A brass cased ship or boat binnacle by Whyte Thompson & Co. Liquid filled compass bowl mounted on gimbals, carry handle on top with side mounted illumination lantern with fluted chimney.

SORRY THIS ITEM HAS BEEN SOLD.