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GERMANY – DESK PIECE – NAVAL BINNACLE AND SHIP’S WHEELSKU: 13-983
$150.00This fascinating desk piece consists of a ship’s wheel attached to a binnacle. A binnacle is a waist-high stand or cabinet containing navigational gauges, such as the ship’s magnetic compass. Usually mounted on the deck or ship’s bridge, it was positioned near the helmsman for quick reference when necessary. Sometimes it is actually attached to the ship’s wheel, as is the case with today’s offering…..