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This is the comprehensive directory of all the identified manufacturers of the compasses exhibited in this Museum. You will also find here some technical terms like dip compass for example. The menu buttons for the various compass categories lead you to the corresponding departments where all compasses are displayed.

A - B
AERA
Abercrombie & Fitch
ABNEY (Level)
ADAMS
ADMIRAL
ADMIRALTY
ADRIANOVA (Adrianoff's comp.)
AFID
Aiming Circle
AINSWORTH
AIRGUIDE (nautical comp.)
AIRGUIDE (pocket comp.)
AIRGUIDE (wrist & pin-on c.)
AIR MINISTRY (A.M.)
AIRPATH (see standby comp.)
AK-39 (Kadlec)
Alethiometer (The Golden Compass)
Anglo-Swiss Association
ANSCHÜTZ
ANSONIA SUN-WATCH
Aperiodic Compass
Arabic (see OMI)
ARSENAL Kiev / Арсенал Киев
ASKANIA (aero.)
ASKANIA (marching c.)
ASKANIA (nautical c.)
ASKANIA (pocket c.)
ASKANIA (wrist c.)
Aurapole
AURICOSTE
AURKKA (AYPKKA in cyrillic letters)
AZIMUT (Aзимут in cyrillic letters)

B
B, B-3A (aero. Type B)
B-2 (Б-2 in cyrillic letters)
BAILLE-LEMAIRE
BAKER, Charles
BK-20 (БK-20 in cyrillic letters)
BAMBERG (aeronaut.)
BAMBERG (nautical c.)
BAMBERG (pocket c.)
Bar needle: see Magn. Probe
BARIGO
BARKER (marching c.)
BARKER (wrist c.)
BARKER (pocket c.)
BARKER (survey c.)
BARKER (nautical c.)
(B - Cont'd)
BAUDET (see BURNAT, pocket)
BAUDUF
BARBIER, BÉNARD, TURENNE
     (BBT)
BELCO (see GKS)
B.E.N.
BERGET
BÉZARD (wrist comp.)
BÉZARD (marching c.)
BENDIX
BERRY
BEUCHAT (see BEN, wrist c.)
BIANCHETTI
BILAND
BION
B-L
BLOCH
BLUNT
BODAN (see ASKANIA)
BOES
BOYD SUN-TIME
Boy scouts compasses
BREITHAUPT (survey comp.)
BREITHAUPT (marching comp.)
BRINTON & BRONTON
BROWN
BROWNE (s. H.B. & S.)
BRUNSON
BRUNTON
BRYAN, Captain
BÜCHI (marching c.)
BÜCHI (survey comp.)
Bundeswehr
BURNAT (marching c.)
BURNAT (pocket c.)
BURNIER
BUSCH (marching c.)
BUSCH (pocket comp.)
BUSSOLE (old, Austrian German for Kompass, s. Bézard, Richtbussole, Winterer)
BUTTERFIELD

C
CAIL, John
CAMMENGA
CAMPBELL
Car compasses
CARAC
CARY
CASELLA
CEBEP синий 
C.E.V.
CHAIX
CHARVOZ
Ch-Ch-Z (ЧЧЗ in cyrillic letters)
CHETWYND (wrist comp.)
CHETWYND (marching comp.)
CHETWYND (nautical comp.)
Chicago Apparatus Co.
CHINA (survey comp.)
CHINA (marching comp.)
cjy (see NEAG)
CLARKE, Clement
clk (see Breithaupt)
COLLIGNON-HOULLIOT(pocket)
COLLIGNON-HOULLIOT (survey comp.)
COLLIGNON-HOULLIOT (wrist comp.)
COMPASS (Instrument & Optical Co. Inc. N.Y.)
Compass (teaching means - see also training)
Compensation (books)
COOK Cobb-Slater
Cross staff head
CRC (marching comp.)
CRC (survey comp.)
CREAGH OSBORNE (marching c.)
CREAGH OSBORNE (wrist c.)
CREAK
cro (s. FUESS, marching comp.)
CRUCHONS & EMONS
cxn (see BUSCH)
C.Z. (see ZEISS, Carl)
Czech comp.: go to Bézard/Cz, ŠPKadlec, SRB & STYS, VTD and Czech Army
CYMA (go to watches)
D - E
DACOR
DALOZ - DOIGNON
DARLEY
DARTON
Dead Beat
DECOUDUN
Delagrave (see PEIGNÉ)
DELCROIX (marching comp.)
DELCROIX (survey c.)
DEMARIA-LAPIERRE (march. comp.)
DEMARIA-LAPIERRE (pocket comp.)
DENNISON
DENT
DEPERDUSSIN Monodep
DESOMBRE
Deutsche Seewarte
De VRIES & COURBET
DIETZGEN
DINSMORE
DION, Nicholas (go to BION)
Dip (Needle) Compass
DIRECAO
DIRECTIA
Divers' Compasses
DLM
DOIGNON
DOLLOND (marching com.)
DOLLOND (pocket comp.)
DOLLOND (wrist comp.)
DOMATIC
DOMINION
DOXA (wrist c.)
DOXA (pocket c.)
DQL (Chinese comp.)
DUCATILLON (equinoctial sundial)
DUCHEMIN
Dummy Training Compass
DU-NORTH
DUPUY
DUROPLAST

E
ELGIN WATCH CO.
ELLIOTT Bros.
ELOP
Emil (German compass)
ENBEECO (marching comp.)
ENBEECO (pocket comp.)
Escape Compasses
ESCHENBACH (marching c.)
ESCHENBACH (pocket c.)
ESCHENBACH (wrist c.)
ESSEX

F - G
Fabrique d'Ebauches de
   Soncegoz (FES)
Fakes
FALKE / FAUCON
FARALLON
FAVÉ
FEE & STEMWEDEL
Feng Shui Compasses
FENNEL
F-L (French Ltd)
Flinders bar
FLINT
Fountain Pen
FPM - Freiberger
     Präzisionsmechanik
(marching comp.)
FPM (wrist comp.)
FPM (survey comp.)
Franz / Fränzchen (German compass)
F. S. & C. (F. Sommet)
FUESS (code: cro, marching comp.)
French soldiers' compass:
go to Boussole Directrice
FUESS (survey & art.)
fxn (see ..?)

G
G150
Galvanometer
GAMBEY
GAMMA
GAMBS
Game (for boy scouts)
GANSER
GEO
GEODEZIA (Геодезия, in cyrillic letters)
GeoPriborTSvetMet
GEOSTROYIZYSKANIYA (GSI) ГЕОСТРОЙИЗЫСКАНИЯ (ГСИ)
GERLACH (marching comp.)
GERLACH (survey comp.)
GILBERT
Gimballed Compasses
Girl Scouts (see SILVA, U.S. Gauge)
GK-2 (ГK-2 in cyrillic letters)
GKS
Glass (see-through pocket)
GLAUSER
GOERZ (artill. comp.)
GOERZ (pocket comp.)
GRW (VEB Teltow)
GUERRA
GUGK (ГYГK in cyrillic letters)
GURLEY (survey c.)
GURLEY (marching c.)
Gyro-compass

H - I - J
HAHN
HAMILTON INSTRUMENTS
HAND (John E.)
hap (see KOHL)
HARBIN
HART
H. B. & S.
HECHELMANN
HEINKE
HELIOS
HOROPLAGE
HOROSWISS
HOSSARD
HOULLIOT (nautical comp.)
HOULLIOT (pocket comp.)
HOULLIOT (survey comp.)
HUEL
HUET
HUGHES (pocket comp.)
HUGHES (marching comp.)
HUGHES (aeron.)
HUSUN
HUNTER
Hunting
HUNTSMAN (pin-on comp.)
HUTCHINSON


I
IMRAY
Inclination comp. (s. Dip Needle comp.)
I.O.R.
IPZ / ИПЗ
IRÁNY (MOM)
ISRAEL (IDF / Tzahal)
ISZARD-WARREN
Italian compasses


J
JAKUBOWSKI
Japanese pocket compasses
Japanese wrist compasses
JEZNACKI
jlr
JONES
K
KADLEC
KATER Henry
K+E
KEARFOTT
KELVIN HUGHES
KERN (marching c.)
KERN (survey & art.)
KEUFFEL & ESSER
(survey comp.)
KEUFFEL & ESSER
(pocket comp.)
Khlynovski (Хлыновский in cyrillic letters)
KI-13 (КИ-13 in cyrillic letters)
KIPZ (КИПЗ in cyrillic letters)
K.M.32
KNM (KHM in cyrillic letters)
KNUDSEN
KOEHN
KOHL Max (MK, hap)
KOLLSMAN
K&R - Kasper & Richter (marching comp.)
K&R (survey comp.)
Kommit (Stockert "S")
KONUS
KRAFT
KREIS
KRIEGSMARINE (German Navy)
KRÖPLIN (marching comp.)
KRÖPLIN (pocket comp.)
KÜHRT
KULVIEC
L
L-1 (s. US Gauge)
L'ABÉE-LUND's watch compass
LADOIS
LAGUNA
LAMB
LAMBERT (Projection system)
Lapel compass
LARSEN
L.A.T. - Les Accessoires
        Topographiques
LATOUR
LAVAUZELLE
LAWES RABJOHNS Ltd
LAWRENCE & MAYO
LEGH (Major)
LEMAIRE (wrist comp.)
LEMAIRE (marching comp.)
LEMAIRE (survey comp.)
LEMAIRE (pocket comp.)
LENDVAY
Lensatic compass
LEPAUTE Henry
LE ROY
LEUPOLD
Level (artill.)
LEZY, G.
lhx
LIDER (Лидер in cyrillic letters)
LIETZ
LINCOLN, Abe (The Murderer's Compass)
LIONEL Corp.
LK 10 (Kadlec compass)
LONGINES (pocket comp.)
LONGINES (marching comp.)
LONGINES LINDBERGH (wrist watch)
LUDOLPH (aeronaut. comp.)
LUDOLPH (nautical comp.)
LUFFT (marching comp.)
LUFFT (pocket comp.)
LUFFT (wrist comp.)
Luo Pan Compasses
LÜTTIG
LUTZ
LYNX
LYTH (nautical comp.)
LYTH (marching comp.)

M
M1 / M2
M.13 / M.15 (Goerz)
M-1918
M-1938
M-1950
M-49, M-53 (YU)
M-73, M-88 (GB)
Machine gun compass (in French: "boussole pour mitrailleuse")
MAGNAGHI
MAGNAPOLE
Magnetic probe
Magnetometer
MAG. TRNG.
MANSFIELD
MANUFRANCE
Map Pockets
Map Reader
MARBLE'S
MARINE COMPASS Co. (wrist comp.)
Mark 1, 2, I, II etc.
MARQUIS
MashPriborIntOrg
(Машприборинторг)
MAUVE
MAXANT
MC-1 (s. Marine Compass)
McGREGOR
MEISER & MERTIG
MEOPTA (Survey & art. comp.)
MEOPTA (marching comp.)
MERIDIAN (marching comp.)
MERIDIAN (survey comp.)
MERIDIAN (wrist comp.)
Mikhalovski - Touroff (Михаловский - Tуров in Russian)
MIKROTECHNA
MILLER
Milvay
Miners' compass
M.I.O.
Mirror compass
MK (see KOHL)
Mk IV (wooden frame)
Mk 1 (Armée Française)
Mk 1 (T.G. Co., British Army)
Mk 4 / IV (see Glauser and SISTECO)
M.K.32
Modčle 1922
Modčle 1926

(M - cont'd)
MOKO
MOM
MONODEP
MONTICOLO
MORDAN
MOREL
MORIN (marching comp.)
MORIN (pocket comp.)
MORIN (nautical comp.)
MORIN (survey comp.)
MOSCOMPASS
MULLER & VAUCHER (M&V)
турист: see Stockert "S" Tourist

N
N-1 (Kearfott)
NARDIN
Navigation (aeronautics)
NAZI Compasses
NEAG (cjy)
NEGELEIN
NEGRETTI & ZAMBRA
(pocket comp.)
NEGRETTI & ZAMBRA
(nautical comp.)
NEMROD
NESCO (Jap. mfr.)
Netherlands
NEUFA (see GKS)
NEWTON (pocket comp.)
NEWTON (marching comp.)
NIEDERMANN
NIFE
Night hawk
NVA  (former East German Army)

O
OBSERVATOR (marching comp.)
OBSERVATOR (nautical comp.)
O'GRADY HALY
OMI (marching comp.)
OMI (aero)
OPTICOMPASS
OPTOS
Orienteering
ORION (s. Kröplin)
OSSIETZKY (Осецкiй in Russian)
OSTOYA
OULIANOFF (survey comp.) Overhead Compass

P - Q - R
P1, P2... (A.M. compass types)
PO-52 (Teleoptik, YU)
PANERAI
Panzerfahrzeuge
PARKES
PASTO (marching comp.)
PASTO (pocket comp.)
PASTO (wrist comp.)
PATHFINDER
Pattern (aero.)
Pattern nautical: s. DENT
PB-65 (s. Mikrotechna)
PDK (ПДК in cyrill. letters)
Pedometer
PEIGNÉ (Général)
PENTZ
PERCHERON
Pelorus
PESSLER (P & S)
PETERSEN
PHYSICA
Photographers comp. (go to Berry, Decoudun, Houlliot, Plaubel, Watkins)
PIF le chien (wrist, cartoon)
Pin-on Compasses
PIONEER
PL-40 (s. Mikrotechna)
PLAN Ltd
Plane table
PLASTIMO
PLATH (nautical comp.)
PLATH (aeronautical c.)
PLATIN
PLAUBEL
PÖFERLEIN
Poland
Prismatic compass
Protractor, square
P & S = Pessler
PZO Polskie Zaklady Optyczne

Q
Qibla Compasses

R
RADIA (s. BUSCH)
Radio Militaire
Radium Compound Paint
RECORD
RECTA
REFLECTOR
Romer Scale
RGS (F. Barker & Son)
RICHER
Richtbussole (M.13/M.15)
RICHTER (Рихтеръ)
Ring (toy)
RITCHIE
RITTENHOUSE
RODE (Роде in Russian)
ROSENFELD
ROSPINI
ROSSIGNOL
ROST, R. & A
Rotameter
ROUX
RUBERGALL

- Russian pocket compasses
- Russian Survey compasses: AR-1, B-2, BSh-1, BTK-1, GK-2, GeoPribor, Geisler, GSI / ГСИ museum, Rode
- Russian Wrist compasses: Adrianoff, AURKKA, KNM, UOMZ, ZOP &  ZUP, SEMIONOVA and Russian (Swiss-made).
- Russian Marching comp.: go to AZIMUT, AK model, Glavkultgtor
- Russ. Pocket comp.: ADBER. Khlynowski
- Russian Orienteering comp.: go to LIDER and "Orienteering"

RÜTER Uhr (sun-watch)
S
"S" (see STOCKERT)
SALMOIRAGHI
SANGUET
SAURA
sbe (see Kadlec)
SCHABLASS (Schablass)
SCHARDT, J.
SCHLACHT
SCHLAGINTWEIT
SCHMALCALDER
SCHUBERT & VIALON
Schwab & Wuischpard (S&W)
Scoutism 
SCUBAPRO
SEARS
SECRÉTAN (survey c.)
SECRETAN (marching c.)
SEL
SELSI
SEMIONOVA (Семëнова in cyrillic letters)
SENDTNER
SESTREL
SHERRILL
SHORT & MASON (marching comp.)
SHOWA SOKKI
SHORT & MASON (pocket comp.)
SIEMENS & HALSKE
SILVA (marching comp.)
SILVA (pin-on and wrist)
SIMMS
SINCLAIR (pocket comp.)
SINCLAIR (marching comp.)
SINGER
SINGER & SOHN
SIRS
SISTECO (marching comp.)
SISTECO (nautical comp.)
Sitometer (level) See also KERN, BÜCHI
(S - cont'd)
S-L (Société des Lunetiers) SLOM (survey comp.)
S-L (pocket comp.)
SMĚR
SMITH's Aircraft Instruments
SOMMET (see F. S. & C.)
SOUCHIER (marching comp.)
SOUCHIER (survey)
ŠP
SPEAR
SPENCER BROWNING & RUST
SPERRY
Spiritualism
SPIROTECHNIQUE
SPRENGER
SRB A ŠTYS (SRB & STYS)
SRPI
Standby Compass
STANLEY (marching c.)
STANLEY (survey c.)
STEIN (von)
STEINHEIL
STEWARD (marching comp.)
STEWARD (pocket comp.)
STEWARD (wrist comp.)
STEWARD (survey comp.)
STOCKER & YALE
STOCKERT E. Chr. (sundial)
STOCKERT "S" (marching c.)
STOCKERT (pocket comp.)
STOPPANI (survey)
STOPPANI (aeronautics)
STREET
STUDER
Sun Compasses
SUPERIOR MAGNETO Corp. (marching comp.)
SUPERIOR MAGNETO Corp. (wrist comp.)
Surveyor's compass
SUUNTO (wrist comp.)
SUUNTO (nautical c.)
SÜSS NÁNDOR (see MOM)
S&W (Schwab & Wuischpard)
SYMONS
T - U - V
TÁJOLÓ (see MOM)
Tanks & Armoured Vehicles
TAYLOR (wrist comp.)
TAYLOR (pocket comp.)
TERRASSE
TELEOPTIK
Tell-tale compass (nautical)
Tell-tale compass (pocket)
TfA
T.G. Co Ltd London
THALSON
Theodolite
THÉDENAT
THOMMEN
THOMSON, William
Thumb Compass
TOPOCHAIX
Trail-blazer
Training
Transit Lock (List of examples)
Traverse Board
TREPAT
TRITON
TRIUMPH
Trough compass
TROUGHTON
True North / TRU NORD
TYCOS

U
UGR-4 (YГP-4 in cyr. letters)
Unicus (The ~)
UOMZ (YOM3 in cyrillic letters)
U.S. Gauge Div. AM&M (wrist comp.)
U.S. Gauge (pocket compass)
U.S.G.S.

V
VAUCHER
VEB Plastverarbeitung
VEB Geophysikalischer Gerätebau - Brieselang
VERNER's Pattern
VERNER "Vern.bus"
VERPIOT
VERSCHOYLE
VILLA ALCOR
VINCENT (watch-compass)
VION (aeronaut. comp.)
VION (nautical comp.)
VION (survey & artillery)
VOIGTLÄNDER
VOIT
VONIN
VOZ
VTD
W - X - Y - Z
WALTHAM (wrist comp.)
WALTHAM (pocket comp.)
WARDALE
WARREN-KNIGHT
WASHINGTON George
WATCHES
WATKINS
WATTS
WBT
W.D. 32
Wehrmacht
Wehrsport
WICHMANN
WILD
WILKIE (wrist comp.)
WILKIE (pocket comp.)
WILKIE (marching comp.)
WILKIE (nautical comp.)
WILKIE (survey comp.)
WINTERER (marching c.)
WINTERER (survey c.)
WITTNAUER
WOTTON & SHERRY


X
XBK (Meopta)


Y
YAL
YEATES & SON
YPS


Z
ZEISS, Carl
ZEISS IKON (pocket comp.)
ZEISS IKON (marching comp.)
Z.I.E.L.
ZIKO
ZMI (3Mu in cyrillic letters)
ZOP (ЗOП in cyrillic letters)
ZUP (ЗУП in cyrillic letters, wrist comp.)
ZUP (pocket comp.)
ZÜRN-KOLBERG