Gilbert & Sons Solid Shiny Brass Antique Compass



  • Easy to use, carry, and store
  • High-quality and durable Brass material
  • Fully Functional and long-lasting
  • Handmade Sundial Compass
  • Solid shiny brass Compass

Product details


193 g


9.2 L x 9.2 W x 3.2 H cm


Gilbert & Sons



Country/Region of Origin



Magnetic , Nautical , Pirates


Shiny Brass



Military Branch

Marina Militare , US Navy



Special Feature

Long Lasting

Time Period, War



Everyday Use , Home Decor


The Gilbert & Sons compass is a beautiful and functional piece that is handcrafted from brass and glass. It has a shiny brass polish and is magnetic, making it perfect for nautical and marine use. The compass measures 3.62 inches (9.2 cm) in width, 1.26 inches (3.2 cm) in height, and weighs 0.42 lbs (193g). It is made in India with great attention to detail., it is the perfect addition to any marine enthusiast’s collection.

  • Product Material: Brass & Glass
  • Product Width: 3.62” (9.2 cm)
  • Product Height: 1.26” (3.2 cm)
  • Product Weight: 0.42 lbs (193g)

Gilbert & Sons Solid Shiny Brass Antique Compass is a hand-crafted, vintage-style navigational tool made of brass. This antique-style compass is designed to resemble a traditional compass from the 19th century, with a solid brass construction and a polished finish.

The compass features a traditional design, with a needle that aligns with the earth’s magnetic field to point towards the magnetic north. As a result, it helps provide accurate directional readings.

It also has a clear glass lens to protect the delicate needle and allow for easy viewing. The brass housing has intricate detailing and an elegant, antique-inspired design, making it not only a functional tool but also a beautiful decorative piece.

This 5 inches large, highly compact antique compass is perfect for anyone looking for a high-quality, functional, and attractive gift for a number of special occasions. It can be engraved with a personalized message at the buyer’s request.

Furthermore, makes a high-quality, functional and stylish navigational tool that combines traditional craftsmanship with modern functionality. Its brass construction, antique design and clear glass lens make it a beautiful piece that is both practical and ornamental.

Whether you’re a seasoned sailor or simply enjoy the history and charm of traditional navigational tools, this antique compass is sure to be a welcome addition to your collection.

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?
    Shipping costs vary; separating product and shipping fees ensures transparency.
  • 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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