Small Compass - Bronze
The compass opened the world to exploration and discovery. Invented in China thousands of years ago, it was primarily used by feng-shui priests, hired to advise on how and where to build.
Today the compass is still a basic tool, a magnetized needle rotating on a vertical pin, pointing at the Earth's magnetic North. 16th century sailors, accustomed to following coastlines, could suddenly cross oceans.
This a replica small Georgian era combination sundial and compass with brass lid to protect the convex glass cover. Discover early navigation, enjoy an unbelievable collection of compasses from various eras.
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