BRASS MAPPING OR GLASS BOTTOM COMPASS IN BOX

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BRASS MAPPING OR GLASS BOTTOM COMPASS IN BOX

65.00

This Solid Brass compass is also called a map reading or charting compass. It has a see through bottom, uniqely & specailly for that purpose . Hence the name Glass Bottom. One postions the compass over a chart or map and the see through base helps plot ones course. It was initially used by the army for plotting a course and for directional courses . In the present day it is used for sailing or any outdoor activity, which requires charting a course. It has a needle/ compass point, locking screw on the side. It is operated by turning the screw in a clock or anti-clockwise motion. It is usefull while the compass is in transit, to prevent demagnitization and also to take a reading on your chart. The lid has two brass bars to protect the glass on the lid.It would make a perfect gift for an avid sailor or outdoor enthusiast. The compass comes a Handsome Wooden box, with ample room for engraving a special or corporate message.The compass is around 2.5" in diameter and 1" high. Weighs around 900g w/o box.

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