F. L. West London Sundial Compass



  • High-quality brass and glass construction for durability and accuracy.
  • Fully functional compass with extended height of 3.35″ (8.5 cm) for easy use.
  • A replica of the vintage F. L. West London Sundial Compass, perfect for decor or as a gift.
  • Comes with a beautiful rosewood box for safe storage and an elegant presentation.

Product details


310 g


7.6 L x 7.6 W x 2.9 H cm


F. L West London

Case / wooden Box *

Wooden Box



Country/Region of Origin



Magnetic , Nautical


Shiny Brass



Military Branch

Marina Militare , US Navy



Special Feature

Long Lasting

Time Period, War



Gifting , Home Decor , Office Decor , outdoor travel


Introducing our Fully Functional F. L. West London Sundial Compass, a magnificent piece of craftsmanship that exudes elegance and functionality. Made with high-quality shiny brass and designed with precision, this compass is a nautical treasure that will stand the test of time. At 7.5 cm (3 inches) in length, width and 4 cm (1.6 inches) in height, this compass is small enough to be easily carried, yet large enough to be fully functional. With a weight of 360g (0.79 lbs) and a diameter of 3.75 cm (1.5 inches), it is also sturdy and reliable, ensuring that you will always know your way.

  • Material: Brass & Glass
  • Width: 3” (7.6 cm)
  • Height: 1.16” (2.9 cm)
  • Diameter: 1.4″ (3.75 cm)
  • Extended Height: 3.35″ (8.5 cm)
  • Weight: 0.68 lbs (310g)
  • Polish: Shiny Brass

The sundial design adds a touch of vintage nautical charm to this compass, making it a beautiful decorative piece as well. It also comes with a rosewood box, providing protection and making it the perfect gift for any history or nautical enthusiast.

Located at 31, Lock Spur, FL. London, this compass bears the signature of F. L. West, a renowned maker of compasses in the early 1900s. Its authenticity is further attested by its fully functional status, making it a true collector’s item.

Whether you are an avid outdoor adventurer, a lover of history and nautical artifacts, or simply looking for a beautiful decorative piece, our Fully Functional F. L. West London Sundial Compass is the perfect choice. Order now and add a touch of elegance and functionality to your life.

This F.L. West London Sundial Compass is a faithful replica of the original, capturing the spirit of the 19th-century nautical exploration. Its vintage design and intricate details make it a perfect addition to any collection, whether you are a history enthusiast or a lover of nautical decor. This compass is not just a functional tool but also a work of art that will elevate the ambiance of any room it is displayed in.

To take care of this compass, we recommend wiping it with a dry cloth to remove any dust or debris. If there is any tarnishing on the brass, a gentle polishing with brass cleaner can restore its shine. Avoid exposing the compass to moisture or harsh chemicals, as this can damage the delicate mechanism inside. With proper care, this compass will remain a cherished item for years to come, making it an ideal gift for any occasion.

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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