The Boreal Arrow 

Code BA21050801: Short & Mason English Hunter Compass, c. 1910

This is a nice English compass dating from early 1900. It was made for the Canadian military and is engraved with the military arrow inside the letter C for Canada. It is made by Short & Mason, London signed on dial. It comes in a Nickel plated full hunter case in excellent condition. No dings or dents. The case has a strong hinge. It has a serial number 38 40 engraved inside the front lid. It clicks when it is closed. The dial is in excellent condition. The compass is covered with a bevelled flat glass crystal free of scratches and chips. It is in full working order and points North easily. The transit lock that prevents the needle from moving when the lid is closed is also in working order. It measures 45mm in diameter.