Lionel Type MBF compensating brass ship binnacle with maker's specification plate reading "Compensating Binnacle Type MBF The Lionel Corporation New York, N.Y. U.S.A. /Serial No. 11816/ 1942". Fitted with U. S. Navy Standard gimbaled compass, No. 37897/Nov. 1909, manufactured by Ritchie, Boston, hood with handles and compensating balls, varnished teak base. Keys included. 51 1/2" H x 35 1/2" W x 15 1/2" D. American, early/mid 20th century. Provenance: Private Florida collection. CONDITION: Overall very good condition. Hood with minor dents. Areas of tarnish, inside of hood and compensating balls. Areas of oxidation, surface of arms. Minor scratches, surface of teak base.
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