The Brunton brand is known throughout the world for manufacturing robust compasses of high quality and precision with very special applications. Created and patented in 1894 by David W. Brunton, Canadian geologist and mining engineer, and Guillermo Ainsworth, an expert watchmaker
It is an instrument widely used in geology, also widely used by topographers, foresters and archaeologists.
This compass also called with the curious name of "pocket transit" began to be manufactured in 1895 in Denver Colorado, extending its use widely throughout the twentieth century.
It comes in a beautiful wooden case and is a perfect gift for lovers of nature and curiosities.
It carries a small explanatory brochure about its origins and development.
Thick: 4 cm
Diameter 8,4 cm