Devices like this Armillary Sphere have been in use around the world for thousands of years. This version is the type used during the Renaissance. With the Earth at its center, the moving rings measure our planet with the celestial bodies. Solid brass construction with a stained wooden base.
For over 70 years Windlass has been a trusted name in historically accurate replicas from the past including arms and armor. An ISO-9001:2015 certified company, they are a trusted source throughout the world.
Windlass Nautical celebrates our nautical past by recreating historically significant sea going instruments in wonderful detail. We are able to capture the age-old spirit of seafaring through highly skilled artisans who still make high quality items by hand for our discerning customers that goes against a modern world of mass production.
Accurate replicas of timers, compasses, magnifiers, lights and desk sets are superbly crafted paying homage to the sea in a way that anyone can appreciate.