J H Steward Brass Compass
Optician James Henry Steward, founded his business that produced a large range of military equipment, well know for precision and throughout through work that attracted; the British & Foreign Governments, the National Rifle Associations of England, India, Canada & the Colonies and the National Artillery Association. This vintage replica hand made large 73mm diameter compass is fully functional with top grade magnets. The glass face is easy to read, inner face considers period correct fonts and stone jewelled needle pointing out cardinal directions. Characteristic of the captains and their shipmates that would rely on these tools while sailing the high seas!
The perfect centrepiece & slice of history to finish off any room in your house, office space, incredibly popular corporate gift or the perfect addition to your collection of quality antique items. The wooden gift box makes this perfect for display without accumulating dust, a gift to be cherished! Don’t forget to take it camping or fishing, you never know when you will need the assistance of a hand built, durable calibrated compass!
* The compass is made for the northern hemisphere.It may not be accurate for the southern hemisphere and will have a margin of error.
Model #: CN106
Pack Contents: Compass, Wooden Case
Materials: Brass – Alloy, Stone Jewelled Needle
Key Attributes: Hand Made, Functional, High Grade Magnets, Wooden Box, Glass Viewer, Brass Hinge Latch, 8 Directions, Chain Hoop
Uses: Collectable, Great Corporate or Family Gift, Decor
Product Depth: 13mm
Product Outer Diameter: 73mm
Product Inside Diameter: Face:50mm
Product Weight: 136g
Case Length: 95mm
Case Width: 95mm
Case Height: 43mm
Case Weight: 138g