Style Overview An original Silva Type 15 Ranger Sighting compass. The mirror allows the landscape and compass dial to beviewed simultaneously allowing a more accurate bearing. This is a vintage item. It has been thoroughlychecked and found to be in good working order but may feature wear and marks in line with its age.Occasionally vintage pieces are marked with the name of the original owner or company.
About Silva 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.
Features Plastic baseplate Metal bezel Hinged plastic cover with mirror Original neck cord with metal pointer