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Gilbert & Sons Pocket Sundial Compass


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  • Handcrafted antique sundial pocket compass
  • Made of high-quality brass and glass materials
  • Lightweight and portable with a weight of 0.24 lbs
  • Perfect for nautical enthusiasts, collectors, and educational purposes.

Product details

Weight 110 g
Dimensions L x 6.5 W x 2 H cm

Gilbert & Sons



Country/Region of Origin



Magnetic, Nautical, Pirates




Military Branch

US Navy



Special Feature

Long Lasting

Time Period, War



Everyday Use, Home Decor

Compass Size Guide

Small 2.0 5.08 1.5 3.81
Medium 2.5 6.35 2 5.08
Large 3.0 7.62 2.5 6.35
XLarge 3.5 8.89 3 7.62
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This antique sundial pocket compass from Gilbert & Sons is a handcrafted masterpiece, made of brass and glass. The compass has a vintage charm with its antique polish and is the perfect addition to any nautical or marine collection. Its compact size, measuring 2.56 inches in width and 0.79 inches in height, makes it easy to carry around. Weighing only 0.24 lbs, this compass is also a great educational tool for those interested in navigation. Made in India, this compass is a timeless piece that combines beauty and functionality.

Aesthetically produced out of top-quality brass and glass, this Gilbert and Sons Pocket Sundial Compass is highly competitive in terms of quality. This antique reproduction compass is durable and sturdy and seems perfect as a collectible display or Decor for your home.

  • Primary Material: Brass
  • Country of Production: India
  • Product Width: 2.56 inches (6.5 cm)
  • Product Height: 0.79 inches (2 cm)
  • Product Weight: 0.24 lbs (110g)

Talking about the size of this antiquated beautifully crafted brass compass is about 11 cm large. It is portable and lightweight. Making it really convenient to carry, and can be hidden even in a pocket.

The sundial compass has a built-in ability to hold out against moisture and the sun’s UV rays. For centuries, it has been the most reliable and durable tool utilized for navigation and direction while sailing.

Thanks to its antique and elegant look and feel, which prevents it from being classified as an outdated product. The brass beauty covers the entire compass, including the inner part of the lid, which is shiny and captivating. The dial is designed with luminescent properties.

The compass is a lovely choice as a presentable gift for all sorts of occasions. Be it graduation, anniversary, wedding, or thanksgiving, to mention but a few. This vintage compass will be amazing as a gift item to that awesome friend, sibling or parent of yours.

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 contact@craple.com 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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