Flip-Top Solid Polished Brass Pocket Compass
Flip-Top Solid Polished Brass Pocket Compass
Flip-Top Solid Polished Brass Pocket Compass

Flip-Top Solid Polished Brass Pocket Compass

  • Brass
  • Compass body 3 inches in diameter
  • Hinged lid
  • This antique reproduction navigational equipment has long been replaced by modern-day versions in electronic form, and makes for an intriguing gift to be kept on a bookshelf or desktop. With a decorative wooden storage box, this shiny piece is bound to be a conversation starter and a curiosity from days of yore. If all else fails, this compass might save the day!

  • Among the many maritime records kept by the National Archives are fascinating historical documents announcing the appointments of customs officials; correspondence; records from customs districts; documents from lighthouses and the weather bureau; and shipwreck reports.