Brand: Vintage World
Product Name: Compass – HMS Endeavour
Model #: CN 101
Pack Contents: Screw Top Compass, Leather Case
Colour: Antique Brass finish
Materials: Brass-Combination of various metals, Stone Jewelled Needle
Key Attributes: Hand Crafted, Functional Compass, High Grade Magnets, Screw Top, Inner Case Text: Endeavour Details On Inner Case, Commissioned Date, Launched, Acquired, Decommissioned, Out of Service, Renamed, Homeport, Fate, Operator
Uses: Home Decor, Gift, Souvenir, Collectable, History, Art and Craft.
Compass Diameter: 60 mm
Box Width: 85 mm
Box Depth: 80 mm
Box Height: 40 mm
Product Weight: 240 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 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.
6 in stock (can be backordered)
A true Australian icon, the HMS Endeavour, also dubbed HM Bark Endeavour, formed part of the British Royal Navy research fleet. Captained by none other than James Cook, the vessel was the first to voyage in discovery of the land we call home, Australia. Furthermore taking the arduous journey across the seas between Australia and New Zealand. Ascents only generated from hand crafted pieces make this maritime compass a must have piece with its brass-Combination of metal outer antique finish. This 65mm DIA 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!
Find your own True North with one of Vintage World’s authentic, 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, 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.