The Boreal Arrow 

Code BA13010415: Large Brass English Compass by Short and Mason, c. 1900

This is a large made by the famous Short & Mason around 1900. It has a brass case still in nice condition with normal signs of use. It has a strong hinge. Inside the lid it is engraved SIEGEL-COOPER CO., SPORTING GOODS, NEW YORK. Underneath it has the logo of SHORT & Mason (interlaced S and M crossed by an arrow marked LONDON) .This is a snap cover case (no spring). The compass has a quality bar needle with a jewelled brass cap. The flat glass crystal is in flawless condition and still has the red cross with cardinal points. It points North easily and precisely. When the lid is closed, it activates the transit lock to prevent wear to the pivot when the compass is not in use. Measures 49mm in diameter excluding the ring.