The Boreal Arrow
Code BA12011767: Schwab & Wuischpard Compass, c. 1925
This a nice hunter compass made by the Schwab & Wuischpard Company established in New York in 1925. It is a high quality compass. The Schwab & Wuischpard Company produced these compasses (Stamped U.S.) during WWII. The dial is signed S&W N.Y. with luminous cardinal points. It has a cylindrical crown. It is in excellent working condition (finding North without any problem). Very well preserved all these years with normal sign of use (loss of the Nickel plating). Strong hinge. Lid springs open when the push button is pressed. Functioning transit lock. Measures 49mm in diameter.