The Boreal Arrow 

Code BA21050401: WWI Vintage Magnapole Taylor Compass, c. 1915

This is a beautiful and rare WWI Magnapole antique compass in full working order with transit lock when crown is screwed. The case is nickel, open-face and in excellent condition. No dings or dents. The enamel dial is stamped MAGNAPOLE, REG. US PAT. OFFICE, Short & Mason, Taylor-Rochester, NY, PATENTS PENDING. Later versions are usually made of metal. The transit lock lever is also stamped PATENTS PENDING. The needle is jewelled and in excellent condition. The glass crystal is in excellent condition without any scratches or chips. This is a nice compass that would make a great gift. Measures 43mm in diameter.