The Boreal Arrow
Code BA21050405: WWI Vintage Leedawl Short & Mason Antique Compass, c. 1915
|This is a nice WWI Leedawl compass in open face nickel compass. The case is in excellent condition without dings or dents. The face is stamped with Leedawl, Short & Mason, Taylor-Rochester, NY. Marked on the transit lock PATENT PENDING. The needle points to North very precisely. The dial is covered with a slightly domed glass crystal in excellent condition without any chips or scratches. The compass has a transit lock for carry activated when the crown under the loop is unscrewed. It measures about 4.3 cm in diameter. This is a nice and quality compass that would make a great gift.