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Solid Brass Clinometer Compass 4"
The Hampton Nautical Solid Brass Clinometer compass easily folds to fit in your pocket. The compass card has both the standard 0 - 360 degree scale, as well as the 0 - 64 Mil scale (one yard at 1,000 yards).
The cardinal points are luminous for easy glow-in-the-dark viewing. It features a standard glass bezel with two lines at 45 degree angles. The bezel also rotates with detents so you can change the heading reference a known amount without looking at the compass.
The front sight has a magnifier to simultaneously view the magnetic heading when taking a sight. Folding the sight down operates a needle lift mechanism to protect the compass bearing. On the side of the compass is a needle freeze mechanism to hold a reading.
This solid brass compass comes with solid rosewood box that has the Hampton Nautical anchor with rope logo embedded into the top. The box is a smooth and polished finish wood with a green felt on the inside to protect the compass.
- Polished brass housing for compass
- Luminous face cardinal points glow in the dark
- Rotating dial with detents for taking accurate bearings
- Dual scales marked 0-360 degrees and 0-64 mils
- Needle lift automatically operates to protect bearing
- Lensatic site for precise readings
- Solid rosewood box lined with felt to store compass
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Present this antique compass to the nautical enthusiast in your life and make their collection complete. A perfect addition to any collector’s set, or for someone who is simply in love with the nautical lifestyle and sailing the open ocean, this hand compass is not only a token of your thoughtfulness but a useful tool. With the amazing history behind the nautical compass and its impact on the art of sailing, each hand compass is designed with a brilliant classic style. Crafted from solid brass, a tradition in sailing for both its aesthetics and resilience to the salt-tinged air of the sea, this hand compass is as beautiful as it is useful. Place it along with the ships and other mementos of the sea, a work of art in itself, or take it out on your very own boat and use it to guide your way; this compass holds true to the history and honor of sailing.