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Engineer Directional Compass circa 1982

Auction No.:
13175
Current Bid:
$62.00
High Bidder:
Christopher Terrance
Bid History:
20 Bids [View History]
Location:
Spokane Vly, WA - United States
Started:
07/20/2021 07:58PM
Ends:
07/27/2021 07:58PM
Shipping:
Buyer pays shipping
Payment:
PayPal, Personal or Cashier's Check, Money Orders
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This here is a lovely, USA-made lensatic compass by Engineer. The product's complete name is "Engineer Directional Compass".

Made to a very high quality standard and made of real brass and aluminum. The optical window for viewing the compass is glass, not plexiglass; and so this is a durable, will-not-age-fast compass design.

These compasses are uniquely sensitive to any directional movement. I always hold the Brunton magnetic compasses in high regards as a fantastic base compass. These Engineer ones are a class above even those.

Lensatic compasses are nifty as the round "reading lens" allows you to properly orientate line-of-sight and then reference it to a topographic map. These are essential learning tools in your orientation high school class (highly doubt they teach this anymore!), in Boy Scouts, and of course, in the army.

Cosmetics are very excellent all around. NO malfunctioning parts. No optical issues. No cracks or chips in the glass and no deterioration of the brass or aluminum pieces. These are expensive units and I've seen newer ones with plexiglass windows going for $80+ new at hunting stores. And I doubt those ones still use brass parts.

All nations welcome to bid.
Time Placed User Bid Amount
07/26/2021 01:32PM Christopher Terrance $62.00
07/26/2021 01:31PM Colin Balfour $61.00 [ Auto Bid]
07/26/2021 01:31PM Christopher Terrance $60.00
07/26/2021 01:31PM Colin Balfour $51.00 [ Auto Bid]
07/26/2021 01:31PM Christopher Terrance $50.00
07/23/2021 11:04AM Colin Balfour $39.00
07/23/2021 02:01AM Charlie Liggett $31.00
07/23/2021 02:00AM Ray Ramirez $30.00 [ Auto Bid]
07/23/2021 02:00AM Charlie Liggett $30.00
07/21/2021 05:40PM Ray Ramirez $27.00
07/21/2021 03:46PM John Desbiens $26.00 [ Auto Bid]
07/21/2021 03:46PM Ron Moubry $25.99
07/21/2021 03:45PM John Desbiens $16.49 [ Auto Bid]
07/21/2021 03:45PM Ron Moubry $15.99
07/21/2021 03:44PM John Desbiens $8.49 [ Auto Bid]
07/21/2021 03:44PM Ron Moubry $7.99
07/21/2021 03:43PM John Desbiens $0.35 [ Auto Bid]
07/21/2021 03:43PM Ron Moubry $0.30
07/21/2021 01:46PM John Desbiens $0.10
07/20/2021 10:31PM Ray Ramirez $0.05