Antique Ships Log, English, Brass, Maritime, Mileage Log, Desk Ornament, 1920

Antique Ships Log, English, Brass, Maritime, Mileage Log, Desk Ornament, 1920

Antique Ships Log, English, Brass, Maritime, Mileage Log, Desk Ornament, 1920

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Hele, United Kingdom
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About this item

This is an antique ship's log. An English, brass maritime bulkhead mileage log or desk ornament, dating to the early 20th century, circa 1920.

A fine example of Walker's patented ship's logs
Displays a desirable aged patina
Polished brass bezel beams in typical golden hues
Original glass porthole in good order

Three twist-off locking nuts hold the bezel tightly against the frame
Aids access to the dial for self-adjustment
Subsidiary dials add further visual interest
Pleasingly heavy at 3.88kg (8.55 lb)

Maker's mark to dial for Thomas Walker & Son of Birmingham
Dials log nautical miles in single, double and triple units
Slender needles can be operated manually, working anti-clockwise
Terminals for electrification with original information panel adds further interest

This is a charming antique ship's log, which will grace a fine desk or study wall for the maritime enthusiast. Delivered polished and ready for the home.

Max Width: 19.5cm (7.75'')
Max Depth: 7.5cm (3'')
Max Height: 19.5cm (7.75'')

Face Diameter Width: 12cm (4.75'')

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Our Ref: 18.6334


W19.5 x H19.5 x D7.5 cm



Wear condition


Date of manufacture


Place of origin

United Kingdom


Early 20th Century


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