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Miniature Antique Brass Pocket compass c.1900

Miniature Pocket Compass c.1900

Price £39.00 Sale

A miniature brass pocket compass, difficult to date, but probably from c.1890 - 1914. Very small in size (only 25mm diameter), the compass has a black painted brass case, paper compass card, and a blued needle. Compasses of this size were often used during WW1 as escape or POW equipment. Francis Barker made several black painted escape compasses of a similar size during WW1.

Condition:

The compass is in good condition and finds North well. With signs of age and use, and wear to the black painted finish of the case.

Dimensions : 25mm (38mm including loop)