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Brass Instruments

Reproduction navigational and map-making instruments from
Lewis & Clark's era.

 

 




Lewis & Clark Compass

The Lewis & Clark Compass

An accurate and durable compass is an essential tool for any explorer. Our Lewis & Clark compass is a faithful reproduction of the instruments the captains used to navigate during the Expedition.
Each compass is constructed of a solid mahogany case and brass fittings, and measures 3.5 inches by 3.5 inches when closed.
$136.00.

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4 Inch Sextant

4 Inch Sextant

The sextant was an indispensible tool for the Corps. This device allows you to calculate your latitude north or south of the Equator by using the sun (or the North Star) and the horizon. Both Lewis and Clark used this tool during the Expedition.
Our 4-inch sextants are brass, with filters for daylight use, and come in a felt-lined wood box.
$175.00.

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Dry Card Compass

Dry Card Compass

This handsome brass compass works without a needle; instead, the entire compass face rotates to help you find your way.
Compass measures 4 inches in diameter.
$55.00.

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Surveyor's Compass

Surveyor's Compass

This brass reproduction of a 19th century surveyor's compass recalls one of William Clark's essential mapmaking tools. The compass has a base with a recessed cylinder for use with a rod and a spirit level for accurate sighting and measurement.
$70.00.

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