This is an interesting item; a lifeboat compass from the MARINE ADDER made by John Hand and Sons, Phila & Balto. The compass works flawlessly and there are no air bubbles in the compass chamber. The case is clean with a few minor scratches. The glass is clear and scratch free; the white patch you see in the photo is glare. Some information on the USNS Marine Adder (T-AP193). This item is heavy. The item “Lifeboat Compass USNS Marine Adder 1950s Troop Ship” is in sale since Monday, October 09, 2017. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Transportation\Boats & Ships\Military\Other Naval Collectibles”. The seller is “w1rc” and is located in Marblehead, Massachusetts. This item can be shipped to United States, all countries in Europe, Brazil, Canada, Australia, Japan, China, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, Thailand, Hong Kong, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Saudi arabia, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Malaysia, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Dominican republic, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, El salvador, Honduras, Jamaica.
- Country/Region of Manufacture: United States