The measurements are 8" across including bottom brackets. The actual compass diameter is 6.5" and 4 3/8" tall including base. 'S WHAT MAKES THIS AUCTION DIFFERENT THEN THE OTHER D-12's THAT OCCASIONALLY COME UP FOR AUCTION... HANDBOOK OF INSTRUCTIONS AND PARTS CATALOG : This auction also includes an excellent, crisp/clean photocopy of the instruction manual/handbook for this and several related military compasses. See the picture I've included of the first page and of a couple pages with pictures/diagrams of the compass. This manual is 96 pages and EXTREMELY THOROUGH. It provides all the information you'd ever need to know about how this compass was used as well as detailed diagrams on the inner components, functioning and disassembly/repair. The exploded diagrams and parts lists are excellent! NOTE: The sample pictures of the manual are highly compressed - the copy you receive will be full-sized with crisp resolution. This handbook also covers the following related compasses: ARMY> B-16, B-17, AN 5732-1 NAVY> FSSC-88-C-783, 88-C-800, 88-C-845 This is compass and its handbook are great pieces of aviation history! Thanks for looking & good luck! This item weighs about 8lbs without packaging so I'm setting up the shipping calculator for 15lbs so I can ensure it is well packed. I do NOT charge any packing/handling fees - just actual shipping charges. Bidders with 3 or less feedbacks must contact me first to verify that my payment instructions have been read and agreed to or your bid may be canceled. Bidders with excessive negative or non-payment feedbacks may also be canceled. I do report non-payers- which would adversely affect your ability to use eBay in the future. Prefer PayPal, Checks OK, but you must allow time for funds to transfer (up to 10 banking days) before I ship. I will accept a return but only if the item is in the same condition as shipped and I reserve the right to assess a 20% handling/annoyance fee. So please decide if you want this before buying it! No refunds on shipping or insurance.
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