J H Steward 70mm Portable Compass SKU: CN 106

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This vintage style compass is handcrafted from quality brass alloy with an antique finish. It comes in a handmade, felt lined, wooden box, detailed with a brass latch and decorative anchor inlay. The rear of the case is embossed with a royal crown and “Coronation of Elizabeth II – June 1953″.

As with all our compasses, this model is fully functional containing top-grade magnets and a jewelled needle. There’s a solid bow attached to the outer case in the style of a pocket watch so it can be securely fasten when in use. This compass is a generous 70mm in diameter and features a traditional style 8-wind compass rose marked with 360 degrees in 10 and 20 degree increments.

Around the outer circumference is the inscription “J. H. Steward Ltd. Strand – London”. Renowned opticians and scientific instrument makers, the company J H Steward Ltd was founded in 1852. Amongst his many distinguished appointments, company head James Henry Steward was optician to Her Majesty Queen Victoria’s government.

A symbol of finding your path, of guidance, exploration and adventure, a compass makes a great gift for birthdays, graduations, corporate farewells and retirements.

Disclaimer: All of our compasses are  handmade to a high quality finish by master artisans. As they are handcrafted, no two will be identical. Some natural variations and imperfections are inherent in the materials and construction processes making each compass truly unique.

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Additional Information

NOTE : All of our compasses are accurate and fully functional.

Brand:Vintage World Australia

Product Name:Compass – J H Steward

Model #:CN 106

Pack Contents:Compass, recycled and treated mango wood box.

Colour:Antique Brass & Copper

Materials:Alloy, Glass, Stone jewel, recycled and treated mango wood, felt.

Key Attributes:Top Grade Magnets, Manufactured & Checked to Australian Standards, 6 Cardinal Directions, 360 Degree Bearing Points in 20 Degree Intervals.

Uses:Home Decor, Gift,  Souvenir, Collectable, History, Art and Craft.

Compass Diameter:70 mm (Approx)

Case Dimensions:100 (W)* 100 (D)* 40 (H) mm (Approx)

Product Weight:300 gm (Approx)

Shipped From:Melbourne (AUSTRALIA)

Shipping Provider:Australia Post & All Major Courier services

Additional Delivery Information: Order Processing 2 – 5 Business Days, having trouble finalising your order or for express shipping, please call/text on  0421960234.

Returns:Easy Return & Exchange – 14 Days from Date of Purchase

Disclaimer:All of our items are handmade (HANDCRAFTED) by master artisans who employ techniques (TOOLS) and traditions that are often centuries old. Some natural blemishes or imperfections are to be expected. These are not product flaws. Instead, they are precisely what make these pieces so extraordinary and beautiful.


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