CASSENS & PLATH PELORUS
A very high quality instrument for the serious navigator or professional compass adjuster. The gimbaled polished brass bearing card is 6 1/4 in. in diameter and is graduated in 1° increments. The heading indicator may be locked. The sighting vanes may be locked independently of each other, and the entire weighted gimbal may be locked as well. The for – ward sighting vane folds down for storage. A sun compass vane screws quickly into the center for shadow measurements of sun bearings. The pelorus quick mounts into a deck shoe, two of which are supplied for installation where desired.
The unit is supplied in a functional plywood box. Overall dimensions are as follows: Hgt (forward vane extended)-14 in.,Hgt (vane folded)-9.5 in., Width (maximum)-8 in. Wgt- 7.25 lbs., Case ext. dim. 10hx11.5wx10.25d inches., SW 16 lbs.