Beautiful and Rare
Yacht Binnacle By John Bliss
Mid 19th Century

RARE SMALLER SIZE SKYLIGHT YACHT BINNACLE BY JOHN BLISS & CO. NEW YORK MADE TO THE HIGHEST QUALITY and LIKELY ONE-OF-A-KIND! This is the only John Bliss skylight style yacht binnacle we have ever seen or heard of. It is in exceptional condition and with a distinguished American pedigree. Dimensions 25″ H x 11″ W x 8 1/2″ D  Viewing 5″ x […]

Wilcox Crittenden Compass
in Skylight Yacht Binnacle

Wilcox Crittenden Compass in Skylight Yacht Binnacle   Dimensions 34″ Ht x 9 1/4″ W  Base – 12 1/2″ Square Weight – 28 lbs. Presented is a very fine yacht size binnacle with a Wilcox Crittenden compass atop a wood base.  The woodbase is painted or stained black and is a contemporary addition, making for […]

Kelvin – Wilfrid O White
Skylight Binnacle

KELVIN & WILFIRD O. WHITE SKYLIGHT BINNACLE Presented is a large size skylight or cathedral binnacle with an original Spherical Compass that was invented by Wilfrid O. White. The design dates to January 6, 1931 with number 2979. This is one of the later versions, and sold under the Kelvin-White brand name indicating the association […]

F. Smith & Son
Yacht Binnacle

F. Smith & Son – Southampton, U.K. Early 20th Century Yacht Binnacle with Sestrel Compass     Dimensions Base Diameter – 9″      Ht – 10″ Dia. of Front Viewing Port  5″        Compass Dia.  4″         Weight   6 lbs. 8 oz. Presented is a fine yacht binnacle with a […]

A. Robinson & Co, Ltd.
Bridge Telegraph
Ca 1920s

A. Robinson & Co. Ltd. Engine Room Telegraph  Ca 1920s Presented is a full-size, two control, Engine Order Telegraph for the bridge from A. Robinson & Co. Ltd. of Liverpool and Glasgow, whose operations date back to 1780. In 1968, Robinson was purchased by the largest maker of these devices, Chadburn’s, who at one time […]

Brass Mushroom Style
E.S. Ritchie Small Boat Binnacle
on Wood Base

Brass Mushroom Style Small Boat Binnacle by E.S.Ritchie Presented is a lovely early-period small boat brass binnacle, the perfect size for office, den or any nautical interior. It is a working compass so would also be adaptable to offshore use. Although there are no obvious manufacturer marks on the housing, we’re confident that the ES […]

U.S. Navy Battleship Binnacle
By A. Lietz Company San Francisco

Presented is probably the most impressive large ship binnacle we’ve had the pleasure to offer. The model is referred to as “Torpedo Style”. It was manufactured by the A. Lietz Company of San Francisco. The compass is by the Lionel Corporation of N.Y. and is dated 1944. The pedestal and compass housing are bronze with […]

Bronze and Brass
Mushroon Style
Small Boat Binnacle

 SMALL BOAT  MUSHROOM BINNACLE Polished brass small boat binnacle reads “PATT 1151A Compass” on front. The Alcohol filled compass card measures 3 ⅞”, marked in 10 degree increments and is operating correctly.  There is a side burner with a screw- on vented top.  The front window flips open.  Both the compass and the very heavy […]

Beautiful Victorian Style Skylight Binnacle

BEAUTIFUL VICTORIAN STYLE SKYLIGHT BINNACLE PRESENTED is a very unusual style Skylight or Cathedral Binnacle on a very decorative black cast iron stand. Neither the binnacle casing or the compass has any maker’s mark, so we don’t know where it originated, but think the style puts in at the turn of the 20th century. It’s […]

Antique Negus Dry Card
Tell Tale Compass
Ca 1880

ANTIQUE NEGUS DRY CARD TELL TALE COMPASS Ca 1880 Shown Above in Overhead Position & Below as it would Display. Outstanding Original Condition: Telltale or tell tale compasses are one of the rarest found. This one is a perfect example of a mid 19th Century captain’s cabin compass. It has a special dry card for viewing when it is […]