A Rare Walter Hayes Plane Table Compass, English, published 1663,

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Lot 15
A Rare Walter Hayes Plane Table Compass,
English, published 1663,

Sold for £ 1,645 (US$ 2,194) inc. premium
A Rare Walter Hayes Plane Table Compass, English, published 1663,
printed Walter Hayes in Moore Fields London 1663, the paper compass rose printed with cardinal points, degrees, hour Zodiac and calendar scales, with original compass needle, in shaped oak case for sliding into the side of a plain table, 8 in. (20 cm.) wide

Footnotes

  • For illustration of similar compass, see Clifton (Gloria), Directory of British Scientific Instrument Makers 1550-1851 p. 130.
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