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Backriverexpress posted 06-03-2015 09:18 PM ET (US)   Profile for Backriverexpress   Send Email to Backriverexpress  
I'm noticing that some whalers around 1970 came with a small hooded compass, can't find any info on them ?
Jeff posted 06-03-2015 11:48 PM ET (US)     Profile for Jeff  Send Email to Jeff     
You are referring to the classic Ritchie Explorer Compass. They came in Red and Grey and today even used ones can fetch $250-300.

I myself have a brand new in the box Ritchie Explorer in Grey from the late 60's. It is one of my most prized parts in my cache.

Backriverexpress posted 06-04-2015 08:27 AM ET (US)     Profile for Backriverexpress  Send Email to Backriverexpress     
Jeff, Thanks for that.... I tried google, could not find much info...

Any chance you haver a photo or a link ?

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