Antique Brass Gimbal Compass



  • Gimbal Compass: Brass with gold finish, 5.5 cm x 10 cm, 165g, offering nautical elegance.
  • Compact, functional, and decorative, suitable for various settings.
  • Gimbal-mounted for accurate, stable readings; light and portable.
  • Perfect as a gift or decor, handcrafted in India, showcasing detailed craftsmanship.

Product details


160 g


10 L x 10 W x 17 H cm





Country/Region of Origin








Military Branch

US Navy



Special Feature

Long Lasting

Time Period, War



Everyday Use , Home Decor


Introducing the exquisite Craple Gimbal Compass, a fusion of vintage aesthetics and nautical functionality. Crafted with precision in high-quality brass and adorned with a gold finish, this compass isn’t merely an instrument for direction; it’s a treasure of craftsmanship and maritime heritage.

Elegant Design & Premium Craftsmanship

  • Luxurious Gold-Finished Brass: Made from superior brass with a gleaming gold finish, this compass marries durability with opulence.
  • Ideal Dimensions for Any Setting:
    • Width: 5.5 cm (approximately 2.17 inches)
    • Height: 10 cm (about 3.94 inches) Its compact size ensures it’s a distinctive yet unobtrusive addition to any desk or table.

Functionality Meets Style

  • Light and Handy: Weighing in at just 165g (around 0.36 lbs), it combines portability with stability, ensuring it’s both a functional navigational tool and a decorative piece.
  • Gimbal Mounting: The gimbal mount design allows the compass to remain level, providing accurate readings regardless of the angle, perfect for use on a ship or as a fascinating desk accessory.

Perfect for Gifting & Decor

  • Versatile Gift Idea: Whether commemorating a birthday, an anniversary, or any special occasion, this gimbal compass makes a thoughtful and unique gift for loved ones who cherish the spirit of adventure.
  • Enhances Decor: Beyond its practical application, the compass serves as a stunning piece of decor, adding a nautical, vintage charm to any room, kitchen, or office.

Authentic Quality

  • Handcrafted Excellence: Each compass is meticulously handcrafted in India, showcasing detailed manufacturing and a commitment to long-lasting quality. It’s not just a gift but a premium collectible that will be cherished for years to come.

Opt for the Craple Gimbal Compass for its blend of functionality, elegance, and maritime allure. Whether adding it to your collection or presenting it as a gift, it’s destined to impress and inspire.

Additional Information

Care & Instructions

Cleaning Method

  • For brass compass care, dust with a soft cloth. Use brass cleaner for tarnish, gently polishing and buffing to shine. Avoid abrasives to prevent scratches.


  • Store your compass in a dry place to prevent corrosion or tarnishing. Brass is resistant to moisture, but prolonged exposure can affect its appearance and the compass's functionality.

Avoiding Chemicals

  • Keep the compass away from harsh chemicals and alcohol, which can damage the brass finish and potentially interfere with the compass's magnetic accuracy.

Note: Given its handcrafted nature, treat your compass with extra care to maintain its craftsmanship and aesthetic appeal.

  • Compasses, including sundials and Brunton compasses, are navigational tools used for orientation, land navigation, and measuring angles of the sun. Sundials track time using the sun's position, while Brunton compasses are favored by geologists for precision in fieldwork.
  • Products ship within 2 business days after payment. Delivery times vary based on destination ZIP Code and shipping service, especially during busy periods. For more details, check our Shipping Policy.
  • Our compasses undergo rigorous quality control checks. If you receive a defective or damaged item, contact us at with evidence of the issue (unboxing video and photos) to initiate a warranty claim.
  • How is the compass delivered?
    Delivery is made via the customer's chosen shipping service, with packaging and dispatch within 2 days.
  • Do I need documents for delivery?
    No additional documents are required for receiving your compass.
  • Why isn't shipping free?
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  • Is my order/payment secure?
    Yes, transactions are secure with us, thanks to our registrations on platforms like Etsy, eBay, and Amazon.
  • Displayed accessories are not included unless specified.
  • The actual product may slightly vary in appearance due to its handmade nature and the variations in brass polish under different lighting and screen settings.

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