Handmade reproduction of a black vintage alidade on a wooded base.
An alidade is a sighting device or pointer for determining directions or measuring angles, used in surveying and (formerly) astronomy. It was widely used by marines to estimate distances on the sea
Approximate Dimensions: 12 inch, Height - 9 inch
We do not promise the accuracy and magnification strength of the alidade and hence sold as decorative reproduction. We are unable to answer any technical questions related to the function of the alidade.