Lifeboat Compass with Keepsake Box

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Lifeboat Compass with Keepsake Box

Lifeboat Compass with Keepsake Box

Regular price
$115.00
Sale price
$115.00
Regular price
Sold out
Unit price
per 

The North Atlantic is an unforgiving place. Freak storms, fog banks, and severe weather make navigation a survival issue. Our fully gimbaled boxed compass is a faithful replica of a dory compass. Stacks of dories were sailed to the Great Banks and single fishermen set out with fishing lines and victuals for a day. Cod fishers used a similar compass to find their way back to the mother ship, a sailing schooner. The solid bronze gimbaled compass sits inside an expertly hand distressed, French finished box

Dimensions
4.7" l x 4.7" w x 3.3" h