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I have a compass verifier that dates

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back to the late 1800's...
I have a compass verifier that dates back to the late 1800's it's in GREAT shape... It was our grandfathers .. He Collected navigational tools.. Sextants, clinometer, ect.. He was a clock / watch maker from Sweden.. He would uses these tools very day.. I have pages of his daily readings.. The dial faces on the compass verifier say..dial protected by patent No.1397..Glasgow Greenock Liverpool London... On the side it reads Clinometer .. It is covered by a brass dome remove able cover.. It all so reads on the face.. Honi Soit Qui Amal Y Pense adieu Et Mon Droit.. Best I can tell that means ( Shame to Him who Thinks Evil of it)
D.M. Gregor & Co., Patentees & Manufacturers of the Compass Verifier the latest & Best Invention for Ascertaining the Campass Errors of Iron Vessels..advertisement June 3 rd 1876 .. Thank you for any information on the compass verifier
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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
I found a picture of one at compass museums..then under The D.M. Gregor they have one for a ship that they are trying to restore...
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Antique Expert: Nora, Expert in Fine and Decorative Arts: Renaissance through Contemporary replied 2 years ago
Hi,
I have not found a sale record to an exact match to your compass verifier by M'Gregor.
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