This fully functional American Traditions Compass comes in a handsome brass-hinged wood case with an early American flag embossed in gold. Your child can navigate the same way the colonists did. 2 1/2" W x 2 1/2" H x 1" D.
2 1/2" W x 2 1/2" H x 1" D
Colonial surveyors would use compasses to determine boundary lines and survey land. In an unsettled continent, land surveyors were in demand. At age 16, young George Washington worked as a land surveyor using a compass and chain.