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Brand: Vintage World
Product Name: Compass – Drum (Royal Navy)
Model #: CN 109
Pack Contents: Desk Compass
Colour: Antique Brass finish
Materials: Antique Brass – Combination of various metals, Stone Jewelled Needle, Felt Backing
Key Attributes: Antique Finish, Top Grade Magnets, Manufactured & Checked to Australian Standards, 6 Cardinal Directions, 360 Degree Bearing Points in 10 Degree Intervals
Uses: Home Decor, Gift, Souvenir, Collectable, History, Art and Craft.
Compass Diameter: 115 mm
Compass Height: 65 mm
Compass Weight: 670 gm
Shipped From: Melbourne
Shipping Provider: Australia Post & All Major Courier Services
Additional Delivery Information: Estimate Delivery 2 – 5 Business Days
Returns: Easy Return & Exchange
Insurance: Recommended At Extra Cost, Please Ask For Details
Further Information: Visit our Facebook page, Vintage Nautical Australia.
Disclaimer: All of our items are REPRODUCTIONS, handmade (HANDCRAFTED) by master artisans who employ techniques (TOOLS) and traditions that are often centuries old. Some natural blemishes or imperfections are to be expected. These are not product flaws. Instead, they are precisely what make these pieces so extraordinary and beautiful.
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Royal navy design reproduction compass is hand crafted from brass-Combination of various metals to an antique finish. Free standing 115 mm DIA and 65 mm in height is fully functional with top grade magnets. Traditionally found on captains desks or on the compass platform of the ship. The inner face considers period correct fonts and stone jewelled needle pointing out 6 cardinal directions. Characteristic of the captains and their shipmates that would rely on these tools while sailing the high seas!
Find your own “True North” with one of Vintage World’s authentic, reproduction, antique-style, compasses. Each of our beautiful display pieces are powerful reminders that our history is the bridge that connects our future destinations with the points from where our journeys begin. Just like Captain James Cook, the famous, 18th century English explorer would have had his eye firmly trained on the North point of his old compass, the home he would ultimately return to, as he sailed south to explore the Pacific on the HM Bark Endeavour.
A Vintage World, nautical themed, Compass is a great gift idea for travellers (of all sorts). It is also a popular gift for corporate send-offs or retirements (the compass obviously being a lasting symbol of being guided into the great unknown). All of our beautifully hand-crafted, reproduction, antique-styled and vintage-finished compasses come carefully presented in their own wooden box or embossed leather pouch. Each one is imminently collectible and shines with a polished brass alloy finish, making the perfect decorative centrepiece & slice of history to finish off any room in your house or office space, or just as a great addition to your collection of quality antique items.
|Dimensions||70 × 53 mm|