Kern swiss

Le origini della precisione

The origin of the compass-making industry goes back to the early 19th century and started in Switzerland.

A mechanic, named Esser was the forefather of this industry. Jacob Kern, who was one of Esser’s great specialists in manufacturing high precision drawing instruments, founded his own manufacturing facility for this kind of products in 1818.

In a short lapse of time Jacob Kern’s compass manufacturing facility developed into a well organised and extremely successful company which became famous throughout Europe for their expertise in manufacturing high precision compasses and instruments. The swiss compass was born.
This was the beginning of the industrial production of top quality drawing instruments and in the decades to come, Kern succeed to always stay ahead of its competitors in terms of product innovation and introduction of the latest manufacturing equipment.

Even in today’s computer age Kern products remain a renowned special class of high precision instruments.

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    Technical gear head compass – BrassC4124B

    Technical gear head compass in Brass.
    Gear head reinforced with fiber glass with plate movement.
    1 lead holder with 2 leads + 1 needle
    1 sheet non-perforating adapter

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    Technical compass with pencil adaptor – BrassC4130

    Technical compass in Brass with integrated pencil holder in ABS material.
    Gear head reinforced with fiber glass with plate movement.
    1 sheet non-perforating adapter

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    Telescopic Compass – BrassC4157PB

    Telescopic Compass in Brass.
    Gear head reinforced with fiber glass with plate movement.
    1 lead holder with 2 leads + 1 needle
    1 sheet non-perforating adapter

    €28,20

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    Technical compass – BrassC4167PB

    Technical compass in Brass.
    Gear head reinforced with fiber glass with plate movement.
    1 lead holder with 2 leads + 1 needle
    1 sheet non-perforating adapter

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    Bow compass with knee joints – Brass 3 piecesC4569

    Bow compass with knee joints in Brass.
    Gear head reinforced with fiber glass with plate movement.
    1 pencil holder with metal linchpin Ø 4,0
    1 lead holder with 2 leads 1 needle
    1 sheet non-perforating adapter

    €19,50

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    Bow compass with knee joints – Brass 5 piecesC4569A

    Bow compass with knee joints in Brass.
    Gear head reinforced with fiber glass with plate movement.
    1 lead holder with 2 leads + 1 needle
    1 pencil holder with metal linchpin Ø 4,0
    1 extention bar
    1 sheet non-perforating adapter
    1 slider

    €21,75

    C4569A Bow compass with knee joints – Brass 5 pieces

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    Bow compass with press levers – Brass 3 piecesC4589

    Bow compass with double friction knee-joint in Brass
    Gear head reinforced with fiber glass with plate movement.
    1 lead holder with 2 leads + 1 needle
    1 pencil holder with metal linchpin Ø 4,0
    1 sheet non-perforating adapter

    €20,76

    C4589 Bow compass with press levers – Brass 3 pieces

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    Bow compass with press levers – Brass 5 piecesC4589A

    Bow compass with double friction knee-joint in Brass
    Gear head reinforced with fiber glass with plate movement.
    1 lead holder with 2 leads + 1 needle
    1 pencil holder with metal linchpin Ø 4,0
    1 sheet non-perforating adapter
    1 extention bar
    1 slider

    €23,00

    C4589A Bow compass with press levers – Brass 5 pieces

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    Technical compass with 1 knee joint 2 piecesD4515

    Technical compass 1 knee joint (fix lead and mobile needle) in Brass nickel-plated
    1 lead holder 2 leads and 1 needle

    €6,90

    D4515 Technical compass with 1 knee joint 2 pieces

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    Fix Technical compass – BrassD4520

    Technical compass fix legs and moving needle in Brass, nickel-plated
    1 lead holder 2 leads and 1 needle

    €10,83

    D4520 Fix Technical compass – Brass

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    Technical compass 1 knee joint 4 piecesD4524

    Compass Technical compass with 1 knee joint, in Brass, nickel plated
    1 lead holder with 2 leads + 1 needle
    1 extention bar Ø 3,5
    1 pencil holder with metal linchpin Ø 4,0

    €8,04

    D4524 Technical compass 1 knee joint 4 pieces

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    Telescopic Compass – BrassD4557

    Telescopic Compass with incorporated telescopic extension bar
    (fix lead and mobile needle) in Brass, nickel-plated
    1 lead holder with 2 leads + 1 needle

    €9,42

    D4557 Telescopic Compass – Brass

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