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Compasses28 of 85Keuffel & Esser Co New York nautical compass?
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    Posted 5 years ago

    Storagegirl
    (16 items)

    Hi Everyone!

    I am new to this website and I wanted to share this rare piece I found! I am not sure if it's made out of bone but it's quite unique compass/ magnefying glass pretty interesting.

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    1. Efesgirl Efesgirl, 5 years ago
      This is known as Scrimshaw. Yes, this is carved on bone. Where did you find it?
      Here's another one, different carving:

      https://nl.pinterest.com/pin/356347389236341560/
    2. Storagegirl, 5 years ago
      Quite interesting!! Thank You! It looks identical! I found it in a box stack of papers in a storage.
    3. Efesgirl Efesgirl, 5 years ago
      You're welcome!
    4. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 5 years ago
      I like Bonnie's better ! LOL
    5. Celiene Celiene, 5 years ago
      The compass on this one is much more beautiful. I love it!

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