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“Villafrechos” HourglassWWII Compass

Hémisferium

In April 2005, we created Hemisferium, Antique Scientific Instruments, S.L. We specialize in fabricating objects that link us to our scientific past, and in making them accessible to all those who love the art and beauty of science. Hemisferium was born after Villalcor, S.L., ceased its operations, and all its accumulated experience — more than twenty years fabricating reproductions of instruments for nautical or optical use or for astronomical calculations — is our inheritance. The goals of Hemisferium are: investigation, development, and recovery of the scientific-historic patrimony of instruments that, due to their importance in the advancement of knowledge and in the evolution of technology, deserve to be rescued from oblivion and shared in all their beauty. We select instruments whose scientific, historic, and esthetic value make them interesting and which can be reproduced using today's materials and techniques...
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astrolabe, compass, sextant Wood Nautical Compass Hémisferium


Wood Nautical Compass by Hémisferium
Category : astrolabes, compasses, sextants


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Height: 1.29 inches
Diameter: 1.37 inches

The firsts written references about the use of the navigation needle by mediterranean navigants date to 12th century, but probably they were being used from earlier times.This model has Compass Rose in the upper part and a external ring divided in 32 parts, corresponding with the wind´s names or the 32 rhumbs (each equivalent to 11.25º).

Product specifications Wood Nautical Compass

designer :Hémisferium
reference :H41
dimensions :3 cm
 

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