Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Throw Back Preppy Thursdays: LL Bean 1936 Bean's Maine woods Compass

L.L.Bean's Maine woods Compass
For the throwback advertisement of the week from the crispyarchives is from L.L. Bean.This advertisement is from the 1936 fall catalog which features Bean's Maine woods Compass. The compass was created  by request from many big game hunters. The four points of the compass can be  seen very easy even on dark days. The compass has an arrow needle to not confuse the hunter with which direction is pointing North. The needle  is jeweled and balanced to offset dip. The compass in this advertisement came in a White Metal case retailing for $2.85. There was also one that came in a gold Bronze case which cost $3.15

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