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3" Hutchinson Compass

This compass was made by the Hutchinson Company of Boston The Hutchinson Company was formed in 1883 and was located at 154 State St from 1893 until 1932 when it moved to 175 State Street opposite the Custom House where they continued business until 1940. Based on the design of the logo this compass was made in the 1920's. It is in perfect working order, the compass was completly overhauled, the gaskets and fluid have been replaced. It is complete with the original mahogany box with lid and original hardware. This compass sold for $595.00 July 2012