The Boreal Arrow 

Code BA12120230: ROSS LTD. LONDON SINGER MOP Compass, c. 1870  


This is a rare antique compass made in England around 1870. The compass has a gilt metal case in excellent condition without dings or dents. The painted SINGER'S PATENT mother-of-pearl dial is marked with maker's name ROSS LTD. 31 COCKSPUR ST. LONDON S. W. The dial is in excellent condition. The beveled glass is in excellent condition without any chips or scratches.  The rotating dial swings freely and finds North easily. The transit lock is activated by pushing the button. The dial is released when the button is pulled. The compass measures 51mm in diameter. Nice add to any serious compass collection..