Antique Gilbert & Sons Solid Brass Sundial Compass



  • Gilbert & Sons 3.5″ Sundial Compass
  • Antique Polished Handcrafted
  • Compass and Sundial
  • Fully Functional and long-lasting
  • Perfect for decor and gift on any occasion

Product details


193 g


8.89 L x 8.89 W x 1.09 H cm


Gilbert & Sons



Country/Region of Origin



Magnetic , Nautical





Military Branch

Marina Militare , US Navy



Special Feature

Long Lasting

Time Period, War



Everyday Use , Home Decor


Gilbert & Sons Solid Shiny Brass Antique Compass is a handmade, vintage-style navigational tool made of brass and glass. This traditional brass nautical compass is an elegant and timeless piece featuring vintage style. Crafted with solid brass and a polished finish, it features an all-direction needle that points to the earth’s magnetic north.

  • Product Material: Brass & Glass
  • Width: 3.50” (8.89 cm)
  • Height: 0.75” (1.9 cm)
  • Extended Height: 3.5″ (8.89 cm)
  • Weight: 0.42 lbs (193g)
  • Polish: Antique

A reliable navigational aid, the compass is an ideal tool for those who explore, discover, and journey. With its classic design and superior craftsmanship, this antique-style compass is sure to be an asset to any explorer. This 3.5-inch antique compass has a classic, timeless style. Its brass housing has intricate detailing, making it a beautiful decorative piece. The clear glass lens serves to protect the delicate, needle-like component and allows for easy viewing.

This highly compact tool is perfect for adding a touch of class and sophistication to any room. Its elegant design harks back to a bygone era and brings a sense of nostalgia to any interior space. It’s a classic navigational tool that makes a great addition to any boat. Featuring a brass construction, antique design, and clear glass lens, it’s both stylish and functional.

This navigational tool combines traditional craftsmanship and modern functionality to ensure reliable performance on any adventure. Not just a beautiful piece, it’s also a practical and reliable navigational tool that ensures you stay on course. Perfect for both experienced and novice sailors, it’s a must-have for any voyage.

Note: Antique replica products are mainly used for decorative purposes. They can give a room an antique, or vintage look, or be used to enhance a specific decor style. Replica products range from furniture and decorations to knick-knacks and accent pieces. They come in a variety of styles and materials to suit any type of decor. Antique replica pieces can be used to build a complete decor theme, creating a timeless, classic look for any home.

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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