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Vintage boxed gimbaled dry card compass with paper compass face marked STAR, BOSTON & #18586. Compass in a brass housing Three inch compass on gimbal ring fitted into a handsome teak box with brass corner mounts and slide top. The compass box measures 6" X 6 1/4" X 4 ˝" tall. This would make a perfect gift for a retirement, boat christening any special occasion and the box is plenty big for displaying an engraved brass plate!
Dealers of nautical antiques and collectibles, marine art, lamps, lighting, ship salvage and hardware, Skipjack sells quality nautical furniture and furnishings, marine instruments, model boats, nautical gifts and decor. Skipjackâ€™s Marine Art Gallery features marine paintings, sculptures, ship models and folk art featuring mermaids, whales, fish and fowl.
Please visit our online store again soon or if in the Hampton Roads (Tidewater) coastal region of Virginia, visit our marine gallery in historic Olde Towne Portsmouth. We're just a short distance from Virginia Beach, Colonial Williamsburg and the Outer Banks of North Carolina, and just across the river from downtown Norfolk. By boat, we're located at mile marker "0" of the Atlantic Intra-coastal Waterway!