ANTIQUE ENGLISH 9K GOLD MINIATURE THERMOMETER & COMPASS FOB / CHARM c1890
An antique English 9 carat gold (tests thereabouts) fob, with glasses to both sides, one holding a compass the other holding a C/F thermometer.
Unusual, collectible & wearable too!
CONDITION: Generally good. Slight signs of wear commensurate with age and use. Dials worn. Glasses old replacements? Thermometer doesn't appear to function (tube intact, possibly just turned around). Compass need moves freely but may not be accurate. Small loss to applied bezel decoration.
DATE/MARKS: Late 19th Century. Ring stamped '9 .375'.
DIMENSIONS: 23 x 10 mm (1 inch = 25.4 mm). To give an impression of scale, the coin is 19 mm or ¾ of an inch diameter.
WEIGHT: Approx. 10.2 grams.