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WWII Compass
WWII Compass

WWII Compass

Product Code: CO0014
WWII Compass
£45.00
The compass opened the world to exploration and discovery. Invented in China thousands of years ago it was primarily used by fengshui priests hired to advise on how and where to build. Today the compass still is a basic tool a magnetized needle rotating on a vertical pin pointing at the Earth’s magnetic North. 16th century sailors accustomed to following coastlines could suddenly cross oceans. Sailors now devised a compass course while still using their ageold knowledge of steering by fixed stars ocean currents and prevailing winds to establish position.

2 x 5.5cm

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