We offer free Express delivery on all UK orders. For Europe, North America, Asia and the Rest of the World weoffer Express delivery at subsidised rates. Order before 2pm and we will despatch the same day.
As soon as we despatch your order you will be sent a tracking number allowing you to check delivery progress. We usethe most efficient courier based on your order and shipping destination.
Delivery Rates and Times
UK - Free Next Day delivery on all orders over £70. Order before 2pm. Orders under £70 are charged at £5.
EU - Express delivery cost £10 on all orders. Delivery time 1 - 2 days.
USA & Canada - Express delivery cost £15 on all orders. Delivery time 1 - 3 days.
Rest of World - Express delivery cost £20 on all orders. Delivery time 2 - 5 days.
VAT, DELIVERY AND IMPORT FEES
We are not currently VAT registered therefore our prices are exclusive of VAT. As such, the base product price is thesame for all orders, irrespective of the destination country.
The final value of your order may change due toshipping fees which will be clearly stated at checkout.
Your order may incur customs and import charges applied by your local customs. These charges vary dependenton the country. If you are unsure please contact your local customs office for more information.
An original Silva Type 5 compass featuring a robust metal bezel mounted on plastic baseplate withmagnifying glass. This is a vintage item. It has been thoroughly checked and found to be in good workingorder but may feature wear and marks in line with its age. Occasionally vintage pieces are marked with thename of the original owner or company.
In 1933 Björn, Alvar and Arvid Kjellström invented the first ever liquid filled compass. The liquid reduced thetime needed to take a bearing and protractor baseplate improved bearing accuracy. Their invention made itfaster and easier to use and read the compass. With the launch of their first headlamp two years later theSilva company was born.