Celebrate milestones and uncharted territory with a brass compass in a personalized gift box.

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Personalize this item with laser engraving (optional) for an additional $15
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  • Handcrafted compass of solid brass
  • Beautifully presented in a handsome sheesham box
  • Antique pocket model inspired

The Story

Handcrafted of solid brass and nestled in a personalized gift box, this exquisite compass was inspired by an antique pocket model once commonly used by geologists and engineers, and harkens back to the days when the instruments of exploration were works of art as well as survival tools. Beautifully presented in a handsome sheesham box, it is sure to be a well-received gift. This compass is functional but not scientifically calibrated for field use. Personalize the box lid with laser engraving, up to 20 letters. Allow additional 2 days for personalization. Can be express shipped after personalization.


1½"H x 3½"L x 3¼"W, compass weighs 1 lb., 9½ oz; box weighs 10 oz.

Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Leadership Gift I purchased a compass for each of the individuals on my leadership team and had them engraved. They turned out absolutely beautiful. This is a great gift to help motivate an executive team to remember to plot their course and navigate through change. The reviews I received from everyone who received the compass as a gift were terrific. As a side note the turn around time from the order of 11 compasses with engraved boxes was remarkably short, less than 10 days! Also, the woman who took my order over the phone was very detail oriented and careful to make sure all names were spelled correctly. She was top notch. Kudos Orvis!
Date published: 2010-01-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Nice gift To date, I've purchased three of these as gifts to grandchildren as they graduate from college. Perhaps too pointed as symbols, but fitting from a former professor.
Date published: 2021-04-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Exquisite Purchased as an Army Commissioning Gift. Easy to personalize, quick shipping, beautiful quality.
Date published: 2021-04-07
Rated 1 out of 5 by from A Beautiful Paperweight The plaque and clasps on the box were warped and the text was poorly etched. I was willing to overlook the aesthetics until I opened the box to look at the compass and was met with the following phrases; "Authentic Replica" and "Not Calibrated." I purchased this compass for land surveys and didn't realize until I opened the box that I got the wrong product. A quick check of their website revealed that they do warn us that this product is simply an expensive paperweight, you just have to read the fine print. According to their support team they can't calibrate the compasses they sell. If you're the kind of person who likes to look like they need a linsatic compass, this thing is for you. Set it on your desk and forget about it. Or if you're a professional who likes making costly mistakes then use this for your surveys.
Date published: 2021-04-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great gift I bought one of these compasses for my stepfather for Christmas. He is a man who truly appreciates nice things and knows quality when he sees it. He was taken aback when he opened the wooden box and saw the compass inside. After opening it, he could not put it down and commented over and over how much he loved it. I will definitely be buying at least one more of these, as a gift to myself.
Date published: 2021-01-27
Rated 3 out of 5 by from The box ? The compass is beautiful but the box could have a piece of green felt on the inside of the cover. It is not display quality like this. Maybe you can send me a piece of green felt to fix it. I do not want to display it with foam packing . See pictures. Thank you.
Date published: 2021-01-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great gift idea I buy these as going away gifts and always get 2 thumbs up....I finally bought one for myself
Date published: 2020-12-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love it! This was a Christmas Gift to our son for his use on his desk at work. He was adamant in his appreciation of it!
Date published: 2020-12-30
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