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Personalized Keepsake Gifts: Historic Compass Replica

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  • Inspired by the age of exploration, this beautifully crafted wooden compass is an exact replica of the compass used by Lewis and Clark during their perilous journey across the United States and into uncharted territories. Containing a period-accurate dial face and aged bronze needle, it's a one-of-a-kind gift for those with an adventure spirit.

    Included in this Gift

    • One Mahogany Lewis and Clark Replica Compass.
    • Complimentary Engraved Monogram.


    Gift is securely wrapped to safeguard the shipping process. A free card with your personal message is included with your gift.

    GiftTree Personalization

    Free Engraving! Three-initial monogram on the inside of the compass. Enter information to be engraved using the personalization option during checkout.

    Gift Dimensions

    Measures 3" x 3" x 1".

    Gift #17253
  • This item is In Stock and available to ship Monday,
    if ordered by 5:00 am EST Monday November 30th.

    Express Delivery $8.95

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  • Average Rating:
    (29 reviews) write a review
    • H.
      Absolutely Beautiful
      November 10, 2015

      This absolutely exceeded every expectation I had. The craftsmanship was gorgeous. The wood is beautifully distressed. Everything about it is just lovely. I can't find enough adjectives to describe it.

    • HappyWife
      Great Anniversary Gift
      October 11, 2015

      I bought this for my husband for our 5th (wood) anniversary. He's not big on presents but he really enjoyed this one. Great quality product!

    • G&ES Department @ NEIU
      The Perfect Award for a Geographer
      May 13, 2015

      My department procured these to present to our department's exceptional students at our annual Student Award Ceremony.
      They are beautifully crafted and the initials are a great touch. The students were overjoyed and commented how nice these looked. Definitely glad we found these!
      My only complaint is that the shipping may throw off the needle (banged around during transit) and it may have to be re-set. Initially, I thought it was broken and would need a replacement. Luckily, it's very easy to do this and works perfectly.
      Will re-order next year!

    • Brenda LM
      Great looking. Real wood.
      April 20, 2015

      My husband is very happy with this gift & his friends at work are interested too!!!!

    • thankful
      Wonderful Success
      February 17, 2015

      I was very anxious about sending a gift that I had not hand selected from a company I had never used. All my concerns were a waste of time. My very picky friend was delighted. He said it was a beautiful wood that he would be proud to display on his desk. I thank you so much for providing a special gift to a special friend!

    • Creative Gift Giver
      Authentic in appearance
      February 13, 2015

      My husband is a forester and I thought this gift would be a great piece he could either use, or simply place with the rest of his cherished findings/collectables. Upon receiving the compass, I was pleased by it's appearance, even though the engraving is a little hard to see, but overall very pleased. Great gift idea!

    • louise and clark
      Stunning & Authentic Looking!
      December 3, 2014

      Most beautiful in person, aged look and very well made. special gift for a very special person!!

    • Lewis and Clark
      Just as ordered
      September 17, 2014

      Received gift. Arrived quickly and looks exactly how I expected.

    • cwcherubs
      Unique Gift
      May 22, 2014

      I purchased this compass as a High School graduation gift. I loved the idea of a compass to signify "finding your way" for a future college student. It is beautiful. The wood is distressed to get the antique look, yet it is elegant. The engraving was perfect. I would definitely purchase this gift again.

    • Compass Guru
      Classic Design
      April 13, 2014

      This gift was so well received by our friends' young son that he wants to order some for his friends. It is a beautiful gift.

    • Bonnietail
      It was much more than I expected beautifully done.
      April 7, 2014

      This is a gift for the family I babysit for. His birthday is not till June, But, I could not pass up such a great deal and I know that he will love it. I love your company and will continue to be a loyal shopper so much to choose from. Presentation and quality means a lot to me and you guys hit it on the nail, great job.

    • CedarStripper
      A wonderful gift for the outdoorsmen.
      April 3, 2014

      I found this online while looking for a set of personalized groomsmen gifts. I was hoping that the quality would be top notch as I couldn't "see" them in person because it was an interwebs purchase. But when they showed up, all my concerns vanished as they are well made and was exactly what I had hoped for when I ordered. Thanks Gift Tree for helping to make our special day even better. Cheers!

    • Gifter Girl
      Quality Gift
      April 2, 2014

      Very beautiful. A wonderful working replica piece. The perfect gift for the gentleman who has everything.

    • tatazara
      Beautiful Presentation
      April 2, 2014

      My recipient was glad to have such beautiful compass.

    • "Grreatful Mom"
      Unique and Special Gift
      February 8, 2014

      I saw this on GiftTree's website and it fell right into my search: to find something special yet unique for my son that had recently moved to a different state. Order process was easy, quick, and gift arrived as promised even after a holiday Monday. My son was thrilled with it and plans to display it in his new apartment so all can see - he even was impressed with how well 'it REALLY works!" Ha Point being - the short poem I included which essentially added the meaning of him always being able to find home. Thanks GiftTree! You have so many great gifts - at great buys - for those great people that you want to feel special - for any (or no) reason at all. ~Julie

    • Yermo
      January 18, 2014

      Very beautiful wood and craftsmanship.

    • IslandT
      Better than expected!!!
      December 17, 2013

      After ordering and returning another reproduction compass, I was thrilled to see this one works. It is exactly as pictured and they got the engraving just right both times. Delivery updates and timely delivery too make me one happy customer. Thank you!

    • akr7677
      Beautiful Presentation
      November 19, 2013

      This was a beautiful presentation and wonderful for an executive's desk or office. Just loved it.

    • Bill
      Best reproduction I've ever seen!
      October 1, 2013

      This reproduction of Captain William Clark's "Corps of Discovery" compass is very close to the original. It's basic shape and design fits compasses made in the 18th century by such makers as Nairne and Blunt, and very much like one in the Smithsonian attributed to a Rev War Captain McClellan.

      Overall, I'm very happy with this little guy and plan to use it in the woods (alongside my Silva until I can trust it completely!). It's got a lot going on if you're into history.

    • Trying to find something unique for the hubby!!
      Beautiful wood
      September 28, 2013

      I ordered the compass and two leather passport holders, very pleased with both, the compass is beautiful and the wood is even more beautiful in person. The passport holders are gorgeous really nice leather the package they came in was so cute and when I opened it the smell of new leather hit my nose and I was happy. Can't wait to use them. Was a little unsure when I ordered these wasn't sure they would be good quality, but they are. Overall very satisfied customer.

    • W
      Great idea
      June 12, 2013

      This a nice gift IMHO, recipient was very pleased

    • YLTL
      Nostalgic Class
      May 9, 2013

      A beautiful piece for people who appreciate history and functionality...and when you add a personal touch and a shared meaning if becomes more than just a gift. A well crafted and attractive

    • Beth
      Even better than expected- Beautiful!
      April 25, 2013

    • BigT
      Excellent inexpensive gift
      April 21, 2013

      I knew the recipient would receive more gift baskets in hospital than he could use, and this made a good alternative. Arrived on time and safe. Thanks for excellent service.

    • Sachs
      Great Gift
      February 21, 2013

      I purchased this for my husband as since he is really into nautical themed stuff and he loved it! It was unique and well-made. The packaging wasn't great, but the compass itself made up for it!

    • L Boogie
      Lovely Gift
      January 31, 2013

      I ordered two of these compasses for two different people and am very pleased with the product and presentation. I had them both engraved, and am pleased with the quality. Didn't like that I had to pay for shipping twice instead of having them both shipped in the same box (they would have easily both fit in one). Also had difficulty with FedEx on delivery.

    • Pittybo
      Beyond words Beautiful and Masculine
      January 23, 2013

      I had this personalized and sent to my son for his birthday. He has a new office/den with a somewhat nautical theme. He loved it and said it was esquisite. My son doesn't talk like that! This one was so special and looked so good with the engraving, he even got a bit chocked up. I don't think it gets any better. I will forever shop with you for my kids. You has such unique and wonderful gifts at very reasonable prices. You make my life much easier and you ALWAYS deliver on time.

    • Azarmor
      Amazing Gift for Dad
      January 4, 2013

      He was surprised at the replication and thrilled with the monogram.

    • monamaz
      Great Gift
      December 17, 2012

      It is beautiful and I am very happy with the quality.

Historic Compass Replica

An exact replica of the compass used by Lewis and Clark, crafted by skilled artisans.   Show all details

  • Used by famous new world explorers Lewis and Clark.
  • Complimentary engraving of three initial monogram on inside lid.
  • Includes a free card with your personal greeting or message.
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