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Featured Compasses (Click on Compasses above for more)

Rare Victorian Leather-Cased Compass by Silver & Co. London, c. 1890

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Pocket Barometer Thermometer Compass Compendium by BENETFINK & Co., c. 1880

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Antique French Equinoctial Sundial and Compass for the American Market, c. 1900

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Victorian Compass in Wood Case - c. 1860

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F. Barker & Son 10K Solid Gold Compass in Leather Case, c. 1900

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Victorian Compass in Wood Case - c. 1860

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Featured Watches (Click on Watches above for more)

Ferguson Dial 17 Jewels Salesman Hamilton Pocket Watch, c. 1915

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14K Solid Gold OMEGA Swiss Pocket Watch c. 1908

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Crescent St., 21 Jewels Salesman Waltham Pocket Watch, c. 1915

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Antique Waltham 1917 Gold Filled Hunter 16 Size Pocket Watch

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Antique P. S. Bartlett Waltham 1892 18 Size Pocket Watch

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Antique P. S. Bartlett Coin Silver American Watch Co. (Waltham) 1869 18 Size Pocket Watch

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A little compass story ...

He was five years old when his eyes came across a little compass for the first time. He was playing in the open field far from the house, and the new discovery made him run to meet his father. It was a little open-faced compass with a small needle. At first, the boy thought it was a watch, but the strange movement of the single needle, which even him recognized that it was unusual in watches, intrigued him. He was running fast, clutching the compass so carefully in his hand, searching for his father. He not for the world wanted to risk loosing his new discovery. His father tried hard to explain its mechanism, but in vain. The knowledge of the surrounding world was too small for the boy to understand. Finally, his father told him that a compass helps navigators find their way when they are lost. The intrigued boy felt a kind of magic in the air. He stopped listening and thought: I have a magic device, it is called a compass, what a magic word, ... compass ...

 

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