Condition : USED & and works flawlessly (see photos & description). 3.75" x 2.5" x 1.75. Condition is good with minor signs of age and use but with both Glasses intact and everything working and moving as it should. The Sighting Dial turns firmly and smoothly, it Locks into place with the tightening of the Locking Tab as designed, and has a scale (1-36). The Disc moves freely and finds North readily, checked against a verified modern Compass this seems to be accurate.
The Disc is light reflective Mother of Pearl for easier use in Low Light. However any luminosity the Radium Paint marks to the Disc and Dial once had, are no longer working. This is quite common as it depletes over time. There are 2 sights, an adjustable prismatic.
Sight which is an optical prism enclosed in its pivot. Inscribed on the glass of the lid. You align the object through the two. Sights and simultaneously read the alignment through the prismatic. The mother of pearl dial.Has 0 - 360 degrees etched intricately in reverse for viewing through the. An original well made, heavy duty, and good quality item, in good condition (see condition description). These prismatic compass is an important and necessary instrument. For officers in the Israeli Army. This stunning Israeli army compass would make a great gift or collectible. The item "Israel-Army-IDF-Military-VINTAGE-survival-prismatic-COMPASS-SUPER-RARE" is in sale since Wednesday, December 5, 2018. This item is in the category "Collectables\Militaria\Surplus/ Equipment\Clothing". The seller is "philiprobertson" and is located in YELL. This item can be shipped to United Kingdom, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Australia, United States, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, China, Israel, Hong Kong, Norway, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mexico, Singapore, South Korea, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand.