This is a fully functional large Binnacle compass that was used to hold a ships magnetic compass. It is made of solid brass tinted with a golden glow. A floating dial compass is securely fitted inside which can be seen through the glass window. There is also a fully functional oil lamp on the side of the compass used to light up the compass at night. It is a great addition to any nautical collection. The item dimensions are: L: 11.75 inches, W: 9.75 inches, H: 9.5 inches.