The Boreal Arrow 

Code BA16042701: Leather-Cased Compass by ELLIOTT BROTHERS, London, c. 1860

This a rare and nice leather cased English compass dating back to circa 1860. It was made by ELLIOTT BROTHERS in London. It has a brass case still in excellent condition without dings or dents. It has a porcelain dial in excellent condition and clearly signed by maker's name and location at 56 STRAND. It has a quality bar needle with brass jeweled cap. The needle can be locked pushing the button under the loop. To release the button you have to pull the button. The glass crystal is in excellent condition without any chips or scratches. The compass is in excellent working order and finds North easily and precisely. The compass is fitted in a nice brown leather case with lined with dark red velvet and still in excellent condition. No damage. The hook is present and the lid closes and opens as it should. The inner compass measures 39 mm in diameter and the leather outer case measures 48 mm in diameter. Very nice and quality compass.