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14K 2-Tone Pocket Watch Chain with Compass Watch Fab Two-Tone Chain Measuring
Located in Dallas, TX
14K 2- Tone Pocket Watch Chain with Compass Watch Fab - Two tone chain measuring 16 inches long with a compass fab. 14K Rose gold measuring 22.5 mm compass. Compass monogrammed H&H. ...
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20th Century Pocket Watches

Vintage Pocket Compass, English, Terrestrial, Maritime, Navigation, Instrument
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is a vintage pocket compass. An English, brass terrestrial or maritime navigation instrument, dating to the mid 20th century, circa 1950. Of pleasing weight and fascinating d...
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Mid-20th Century Scientific Instruments

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Brass

Vintage Pocket Compass, English, Terrestrial, Marine, Navigation, Instrument
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is a vintage pocket transit compass. An English, brass terrestrial or marine navigation instrument, dating to the mid 20th century, circa 1950. Superb weight and fascinating ...
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Mid-20th Century British Nautical Objects

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Brass

Brass Magnetic Pocket Compass French Manufacture, 1920s with goniometric circle
Located in Milan, IT
Pocket compass made of chromed brass in the shape of a pocket watch, and equipped with a lid with snap closure with release button inside the ring. Four-winds compass card complete w...
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Vintage 1920s French Scientific Instruments

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Brass

1917 Antique Aviation Pocket Compass British Officer Signed Dennison Birmingham
Located in Milan, IT
Pocket compass used by British aviation officers of chromed brass in the shape of a pocket watch, signed Dennison Birmingham VI 51263 from 1917. The compass has a snap-lock lid with ...
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Vintage 1910s British Aviation Objects

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Brass

Vintage Pocket Compass, English, Brass, Navigation Instrument, Late 20th Century
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is a vintage pocket compass. An English, brass navigation instrument in the manner of Stanley of London, dating to the late 20th century. Pleasingly weathered and of miniatur...
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Late 20th Century British Nautical Objects

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Brass

WWI Antique American Chromed Brass Pocket Compass by Wittnauer Army Officers
Located in Milan, IT
Pocket compass for an American army officer of the First World War of chromed brass in the shape of a pocket watch, signed WITTNAUER. The compass is equipped with a lid with snap clo...
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Vintage 1910s American Scientific Instruments

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Brass

French Small Magnetic Antique Pocket Compass Brass Made in the Early 1900s
Located in Milan, IT
Small compass made of turned brass with lid, eight winds compass card of engraved and chromed brass, complete with needle block for calculating horizontal angles. French manufacture ...
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Early 20th Century French Scientific Instruments

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Brass

19th Century English Regency Brass Pocket Sundial Compass
Located in Stamford, CT
An English brass pocket sundial compass, early 19th century. In a hand turned domed brass case with lovely patina. Magnetic dial for latitude 51° North. It has a paper dial card ...
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Antique Early 19th Century English Regency Scientific Instruments

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Brass

1920 Antique Brass Pocket Nautical Compass Fully Functional English Manufacture
Located in Milan, IT
Brass nautical pocket compass, equipped with a lid with glass and viewfinder for checking the direction of a ship, beautiful compass card with eight winds on paper complete with goni...
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Early 20th Century British Scientific Instruments

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Brass

WWI Antique Brass Pocket Magnetic Compass Ceebynite American Aviation Officers
Located in Milan, IT
Pocket compass used by American aviation officers, 1915, of brass in the shape of a pocket watch, signed Ceebynite Short & Mason Taylor Rochester N.Y. The compass is equipped with a ...
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Vintage 1910s American Scientific Instruments

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Brass

1900s French Manufacture Antique Pocket Magnetic Compass Made of Turned Brass
Located in Milan, IT
Small travel compass made of turned brass with lid, eight winds compass card of engraved and chromed brass, complete with needle block for calculating horizontal angles. French manuf...
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Antique Early 1900s French Scientific Instruments

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Brass

Rare Silver Pocket Sundial and Compass by Michael Butterfield, Paris, circa 1700
By Butterfield Paris
Located in Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
A beautiful, rare solid silver Anglo-French octagonal pocket sundial with compass by Michael Butterfield, circa 1700. The sundial is made for a latitude of 44° and could be used i...
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Antique Late 17th Century French Louis XIV Carriage Clocks and Travel Cl...

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Silver

1916 Old Pocket Brass Compass for a Royal Air Force Officer Signed Short & Mason
Located in Milan, IT
Pocket compass for a Royal air force officer signed Short & Mason Ltd London 1916 V 110312 made of chromed brass in the shape of a pocket watch. The compass is equipped with a lid wi...
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Vintage 1910s British Scientific Instruments

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Brass

English Sterling Silver Swiss Made Pocket Compass
Located in Atlanta, GA
A refined English sterling silver pocket compass with a sleek design that bridges the gap between traditional and modern. The functional round Swiss made compass is framed in a ster...
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21st Century and Contemporary Modernist Pocket Watches

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Sterling Silver

  • English Sterling Silver Swiss Made Pocket Compass
  • English Sterling Silver Swiss Made Pocket Compass
  • English Sterling Silver Swiss Made Pocket Compass
  • English Sterling Silver Swiss Made Pocket Compass
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H .38 in. Dm 1.88 in.
18 Karat Gold Small Half Hunter Pocket Watch and Mini Compass with Enamel
Located in Carlisle, GB
An 18-karat gold half hunter pocket watch with blue enamel chapter ring. The watch has an enamel white dial with black roman numerals. With a smooth stem wind and in a clean conditio...
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Antique 1890s Pocket Watches

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18k Gold

Pocket Compass
Located in Lincolnshire, GB
A 19th century pocket compass with the owners name engraved on the cover.
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Antique 19th Century English Scientific Instruments

Pocket Compass English, Manufacture 1920s
Located in Milan, IT
Brass pocket compass in the shape of a pocket watch, complete with lid. Six-winds compass card complete with goniometric circle for calculating the horizontal angles and needle lock....
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Vintage 1920s British Scientific Instruments

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Brass

WWII Brass Pocket Compass, England, 1942
Located in Nantucket, MA
A working brass pocket compass marked London, 1942 on the back. Nickel dial. With hinged glass magnifier. WWII English. TG Co. Ltd.
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Mid-20th Century English Industrial Nautical Objects

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Brass

  • WWII Brass Pocket Compass, England, 1942
  • WWII Brass Pocket Compass, England, 1942
  • WWII Brass Pocket Compass, England, 1942
  • WWII Brass Pocket Compass, England, 1942
H 1 in. W 3.25 in. D 2.25 in.
Pocket Compass for a British Officer, Early 1900s
Located in Milan, IT
Officer pocket compass of chromed brass shaped like a pocket watch. Made in England in the early 1900s. The compass is equipped with a lid with snap closure with release button insid...
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Early 20th Century British Aviation Objects

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Brass

Pocket Compass Chromed Brass USA Aviation WWII
By Wittnauer
Located in Milan, IT
Pocket compass, chromed brass, in the shape of a pocket watch, used by American aviators during the Second World War, compass card with eight winds complete with goniometric circle. ...
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Vintage 1940s American Scientific Instruments

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Brass

  • Pocket Compass Chromed Brass USA Aviation WWII
  • Pocket Compass Chromed Brass USA Aviation WWII
  • Pocket Compass Chromed Brass USA Aviation WWII
  • Pocket Compass Chromed Brass USA Aviation WWII
H 0.2 in. Dm 1.78 in. L 0.2 in.
Pocket Compass Made in France in the 1920s
Located in Milan, IT
Brass pocket compass in the shape of a pocket watch, complete with lid. Six-wind compass card complete with goniometric circle for calculating horizontal angles. French manufacture o...
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Vintage 1920s French Scientific Instruments

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Brass

Small Pocket Compass, Mahogany Wood and Brass, WWI
Located in Milan, IT
Small pocket compass, mahogany wood and brass, used by British aviation officers during the First World War, complete with compass card with eight winds with a goniometric circle and...
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Vintage 1910s British Scientific Instruments

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Brass

Pocket Compass Used by British Aviation Officers, 1917
Located in Milan, IT
Pocket compass used by British aviation officers made of chromed brass in the shape of a pocket watch, complete with chain signed Dennison Birmingham VI 59259 of 1917. The compass ha...
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Vintage 1910s British Scientific Instruments

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Brass

Antique Folding Pocket Compass, Pillar Divider, Drawing Instrument, Victorian
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is an antique folding pocket compass. An English, Electrum alloy pillar-type divider drawing instrument, dating to the late Victorian period, circa 1900. Wonderful pocket com...
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Early 20th Century British Victorian More Desk Accessories

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Metal

Pocket Compass Signed by Pathfinder Japan Made of Brass
Located in Milan, IT
Pocket compass signed by Pathfinder Japan, made of brass with the shape of a pocket watch. The compass is equipped with a lid with snap closure and a release button inside the ring. ...
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Vintage 1930s Japanese Nautical Objects

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Brass

Pocket Compass for a RAF Officer Signed Terrasse W. Co 1918
Located in Milan, IT
Pocket compass for a RAF officer signed Terrasse W. Co VI n. 70065 from 1918, made of brass in the shape of a pocket watch. The compass is equipped with a lid with snap closure with ...
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Vintage 1910s British Aviation Objects

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Brass

Pocket Compass Used by RAF Officers in the WWI
Located in Milan, IT
Pocket compass used by RAF officers in the WWI of brass in the shape of a pocket watch. The compass is equipped with a lid with snap closure with release button inside the ring. Comp...
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Vintage 1910s British Scientific Instruments

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Brass

Pocket Compass for an Officer English Manufacture, Early 1900s
Located in Milan, IT
Officer's pocket compass of chromed brass in the shape of a pocket watch. English manufacture from the early 1900s. The compass is equipped with a lid with snap closure with release ...
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Antique Early 1900s British Aviation Objects

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Brass

19th Century Baroque Style Pocket Compass and Sundial
Located in Essex, MA
A whimsical and curious ebony and ivory diptych sundial, unmarked, mid 19th century, the octagonal dial with Roman chapters, engraved scroll work around the perimeter, inset latitude...
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Antique 19th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Brass

English Georgian Pocket Compass circa 1800 in Mahogany Case
Located in London, GB
A very handsome Georgian compass dating to around 1800 set in a hinged mahogany block measuring 3" square. The compass has a shapely blued-steel needle (marked N & S) and the card...
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Antique Early 1800s George III Scientific Instruments

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Mahogany

Small Pocket Compass Made of Brass with Magnifying Glass, 1930s
Located in Milan, IT
Small pocket compass made of brass with magnifying glass. The lens is placed inside a case made between two brass grips. English manufacture from the 1930s. Very good condition. Meas...
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Vintage 1930s British Scientific Instruments

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Brass

Small English Georgian Pocket Compass circa 1800 in Mahogany Case
Located in London, GB
A very handsome Georgian compass dating to around 1800 set in a hinged mahogany block measuring 2" square. The compass has a shapely blued-steel needle (marked N & S) and the card...
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Antique Early 1800s English Georgian Scientific Instruments

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Mahogany

Pocket Compass Used by the Royal Air Force Officers in 1915
Located in Milan, IT
Pocket compass for a British air force officer signed Short & Mason Ltd London V 12544 1915, made of chromed brass in the shape of a pocket watch. The compass is equipped with a lid ...
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Vintage 1910s British Aviation Objects

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Brass

Antique English Brass Cased Floating Card Explorers Pocket Compass, circa 1880
Located in London, GB
A very attractive Victorian explorers compass dating to circa 1880. The floating card dial pivots on a gemstone bearing and is housed under a glass crystal which is clean and free...
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Antique 1880s English Late Victorian Scientific Instruments

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Brass

Antique English Brass Cased Floating Card Explorers Pocket Compass, circa 1880
Located in London, GB
A very attractive Victorian explorers compass dating to circa 1880. The floating card dial pivots on a bearing and is housed under a glass crystal which is clean and free from any...
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Antique 1880s English Late Victorian Nautical Objects

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Brass

Antique English Brass Cased Floating Card Explorers Pocket Compass, circa 1880
Located in London, GB
A very attractive Victorian explorers compass dating circa 1880. The floating card dial pivots on a gemstone bearing and is housed under a glass crystal which is clean and free fr...
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Antique Late 19th Century British Late Victorian Scientific Instruments

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Brass

Pocket Compass for a US Army Officers Signed Keuffel & Esser Co NY WWI
Located in Milan, IT
Pocket compass signed Keuffel & Esser Co New York, used by US Army officers during the First World War of chrome-plated brass in the shape of a pocket watch. The compass is equipped ...
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Vintage 1910s American Scientific Instruments

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Brass

17TH C FRENCH SILVER POCKET SUNDIAL COMPASS
Located in Essex, MA
A late 17th century French silver pocket sundial, engraved "Butterfield a Paris", by Michael Butterfield (1675-1715) with inset compass well, double horary scale, latitudes 49 and 5...
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier French Sundials

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Silver

Antique c.1910 English Pocket Magnifying Glass / Loop With Compass
Located in London, GB
A charming little folding loop or magnifying glass made from brass, dating to the early twentieth century, c.1910. What of course makes it highly collectable is the inset working co...
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Vintage 1910s European Edwardian Scientific Instruments

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Brass

Antique English Brass and Sterling Silver "Pocket Watch" Compass, circa 1890
Located in London, GB
A most unusual pocket compass created in the form of a pocket watch, the case being made from polished brass and the ring being made from English sterling silver. I have tried to ...
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Antique Late 19th Century English Late Victorian Scientific Instruments

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Sterling Silver, Brass

Pocket Brass Compass Used by the Royal Air Force Officers of 1916
Located in Milan, IT
Pocket compass used by the Royal Air Force officers of 1916 made of chromed brass in the shape of pocket watch, signed Dennison Birmingham V 101639. The compass is equipped with a li...
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Vintage 1910s British Aviation Objects

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Brass

18th Century German Equinoctial Pocket Sundial and Compass by Ludwig Theodor
Located in Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
From the first quarter of the 18th century - a German brass equinoctial pocket sundial by Ludwig Theodor Muller, Augsburg. The sundial consists of three parts: a richly engraved octa...
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Antique 18th Century German Grand Tour More Desk Accessories

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Brass

Dry Pocket Nautical Compass Placed in Its Original Box Made of Turned Brass
Located in Milan, IT
Small dry pocket nautical compass placed in its original box made of turned brass, complete with brass cover and closed by a protective glass. From the Victorian era of the second ha...
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Antique 1860s British Nautical Objects

Small Pocket Compass
Located in Milan, IT
Small pocket compass, mahogany and brass, compass card with 32 winds with goniometric circle on printed paper and block of needle for the calculation of horizontal angles. Very good ...
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Antique 1850s British Scientific Instruments

  • Small Pocket Compass
  • Small Pocket Compass
  • Small Pocket Compass
  • Small Pocket Compass
H 0.79 in. W 2.96 in. D 2.88 in.
Pocket Compass 1915-1918
By Ceebynite Short & Mason Taylor
Located in Milan, IT
Pocket compass, 1915-1918, of chromed brass shaped like a pocket watch, signed Ceebynite Short & Mason Taylor Rochester N.Y. The compass has a snap-on cover with release button insid...
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Vintage 1910s American Aviation Objects

  • Pocket Compass 1915-1918
  • Pocket Compass 1915-1918
  • Pocket Compass 1915-1918
  • Pocket Compass 1915-1918
H 0.52 in. Dm 1.78 in.
WWII Brass Pocket Compass, England, 1942
Located in Nantucket, MA
A working brass pocket compass marked London, 1942 on the back. Nickel dial. With hinged glass magnifier. WWII English. TG Co. Ltd.
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Mid-20th Century English Industrial Nautical Objects

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Brass

  • WWII Brass Pocket Compass, England, 1942
  • WWII Brass Pocket Compass, England, 1942
  • WWII Brass Pocket Compass, England, 1942
  • WWII Brass Pocket Compass, England, 1942
H 1 in. W 3.25 in. D 2.25 in.
Pocket Compass Used by RAF Officers, 1926
By Short & Mason
Located in Milan, IT
Pocket compass used by RAF officers, 1926, of chromed brass in the shape of a pocket watch, signed Short & Mason VI A130. The compass has a snap-on cover with release button inside t...
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Vintage 1920s British Scientific Instruments

Pocket Compass for the RAF Officers 1916
By Short & Mason
Located in Milan, IT
Pocket compass for the RAF officers, signed Short & Mason Ltd London 1916 V N 85058, made of chromed brass in the shape of a pocket watch. The compass has a snap-on cover with releas...
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Vintage 1910s British Scientific Instruments

Pocket Compass Chromed Brass USA Aviation WWII
By Wittnauer
Located in Milan, IT
Pocket compass, chromed brass, in the shape of a pocket watch, used by American aviators during the Second World War, compass card with eight winds complete with goniometric circle. ...
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Vintage 1940s American Scientific Instruments

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Brass

Pocket Compass Aurapole, 1915, Brass, Made in England
By Short & Mason
Located in Milan, IT
Pocket compass, 1915, of chromed brass in the shape of a pocket watch, signed Aurapole Short & Mason London, England. The compass has a snap-on cover with release button inside the r...
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Vintage 1910s British Scientific Instruments

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Brass

US Army Pocket Compass First World War Chromed Brass
By Ceebynite Short & Mason Taylor
Located in Milan, IT
Pocket compass used by the officers of the US army in 1915, chromed brass shaped like a pocket watch, signed Ceebynite Short & Mason Taylor Rochester N.Y. The compass is equipped wit...
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Vintage 1910s American Nautical Objects

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Brass

Small German Pocket Compass Made of Oak and Brass
Located in Milan, IT
Small pocket compass made of oak and brass, complete with compass card with eight winds and an engraved brass goniometric circle and a compass needle lock for the calculation of hori...
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Antique 1860s German Scientific Instruments

US Army Pocket Compass First World War Chromed Brass
By Ceebynite Short & Mason Taylor
Located in Milan, IT
Pocket compass used by the officers of the US army in 1915, chromed brass shaped like a pocket watch, signed Ceebynite Short & Mason Taylor Rochester N.Y. The compass is equipped wit...
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Vintage 1910s American Nautical Objects

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Brass

Brass Pocket Compass Used by American Aviation Officers, 1915
Located in Milan, IT
Pocket compass used by American aviation officers in 1915 made of brass with the shape of a pocket watch, signed Ceebynite Short & Mason Taylor Rochester. The compass has a lid with ...
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Vintage 1910s American Aviation Objects

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Brass

Pocket Compass Used by RAF Officers in the WWI
Located in Milan, IT
Air force wrist compass of chromed brass, in the shape of a pocket watch with a green fabric strap, used by RAF officers during the First World War. It is a dry compass with a chrome...
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Vintage 1910s British Scientific Instruments

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Brass

Small Brass Pocket Compass Made in Italy in the 1930s
Located in Milan, IT
Small brass pocket compass complete with ring for the chain and needle lock, eight winds compass card of engraved and chromed brass. Italian manufacture of the thirties, placed in a ...
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Vintage 1930s Italian Scientific Instruments

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Brass

Pocket Compass Used by the British Navy in the WWI
Located in Milan, IT
Pocket compass used by the officers of the British Navy during the First World War, made of chromed brass in the shape of a pocket watch. The compass is equipped with a lid with snap...
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Vintage 1910s British Scientific Instruments

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Brass

Pocket Compass for the American Army Officers WWI by Waltham
Located in Milan, IT
Pocket compass for the American army officers used during the First World War, of brass with the shape of a pocket watch, signed Waltham. The compass has a snap-on cover with release...
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Vintage 1910s American Scientific Instruments

Pocket Compass Used by the Royal Air Force Officers in 1916
Located in Milan, IT
Pocket compass used by the Royal Air Force officers in circa 1916 made of chromed brass in the shape of pocket watch, signed Short & Mason Ltd London V 83417. The compass is equipped...
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Vintage 1910s British Aviation Objects

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Brass

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Pocket Compass For Sale on 1stDibs

With a vast inventory of beautiful furniture at 1stDibs, we’ve got just the pocket compass you’re looking for. Frequently made of metal, brass and glass, every pocket compass was constructed with great care. You’ve searched high and low for the perfect pocket compass — we have versions that date back to the 18th Century alongside those produced as recently as the 20th Century are available. A pocket compass is a generally popular piece of furniture, but those created in Victorian, Georgian and Industrial styles are sought with frequency. You’ll likely find more than one pocket compass that is appealing in its simplicity, but Ceebynite Short & Mason Taylor, Short & Mason and Butterfield Paris produced versions that are worth a look.

How Much is a Pocket Compass?

A pocket compass can differ in price owing to various characteristics — the average selling price 1stDibs is $675, while the lowest priced sells for $227 and the highest can go for as much as $7,028.