Compass; E R Watts & Son; 1909; OWM2015.19

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Orange War Memorial Museum

Name/Title

Compass

About this object

A Navigation Prismatic Compass otherwise known as a marching compass for fixing a setting for direction of a march.
Comprising brass cylindrical case with gauge on outside, hinged lid with circular glass window off centre. Mother of pearl outer gauge under glass with yellow arrow.
On back a circle of rubber

Maker

E R Watts & Son

Date Made

1909

Place Made

London, UK

Medium and Materials

Brass, mother of pearl, glass

Inscription and Marks

On front - 'VERNIER'S PATTERN'
On back - E R WATTS & Son/ LONDON/ No. 920/1909

Measurements

2 cm h x 5.5 cm w x 8.2 cm d

Subject and Association Keywords

First World War

Object Type

Navigation

Object number

OWM2015.19

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