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Brass Prismatic Bearing Compass, 1918

$656.74

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Brass prismatic bearing compass; it is a small compass, Verner’s Pattern model produced in 1918 and supplied to English officers, typically used in navigation. It can also be held in the hand and therefore far from magnetic fields. It is equipped with a sight system complete with optical prism for enlargement and a goniometric compass card to measure the angle between the sight line and the north indicated by the magnetic needle. Complete with compass card lock. Very good condition, fully functional, diameter 5.3 cm, thickness 2 cm.

Details

  • Dimensions
    Height: 0.79 in. (2 cm)Diameter: 2.09 in. (5.3 cm)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
    1910-1919
  • Date of Manufacture
    1918
  • Condition
  • Seller Location
    Milan, IT
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU1020219571612

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  • Shipping
    $95.53 Standard Shipping
    to anywhere in the world, arrives in 5-7 days.
    We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Ships From: Milan, Italy
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 3 days of delivery.

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