The Boreal Arrow 

Code BA19021701: French Hunter Compass, c. 1920

This is nice French hunter compass dating from c. 1920. It has a brass case in excellent condition without dings or dents. It has a strong hinge and the push button is in working order. When pressed the front lid springs open and does not travel beyond the right angle. The compass has a nice dial marked "Made in France". Inside front lid it is marked with serial number 49. It has a quality bar needle with a jewelled brass cap. 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. The compass is covered with a slightly convex bevelled glass crystal free of chips and scratches. Measures around 51mm in diameter excluding the ring.