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Prismatic Compass with case, Swiss

Inventory Number: 11445
Object Type:
Place Created: Switzerland Europe
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Brief Description: Prismatic compass with leather carrying case. Brass compass has a loop and flip lid with glass window to view compass scale. The scales on the compass range from 0-360 in both increments of 10 and 20. The needle is in the form of an arrow. The cardinal directions are engraved on the outside edge of the compass. The leather case has a buckle fastening, flip lid and long adjustable carry strap.
Primary Inscriptions: On compass "VERNER'S PATTERN VII"; on the back of compass "B-L / MADE IN SWITZERLAND / NO. 30092 / 1915" On leather case "1909 / W. JENKINSON & CO." and "A. J. MUIRHEAD"
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Collection Group:
Material(s): Brass
metal
Leather
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
20 61 85 mm

There are no associated narratives.

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Case

Inventory Number: 11445
Object Type:
Place Created: Switzerland Europe
Accession Number:
Brief Description: The leather case has a buckle fastening, flip lid and long adjustable carry strap.
Primary Inscriptions: On leather case "1909 / W. JENKINSON & CO." and "A. J. MUIRHEAD"
Provenance:
Collection Group:
Material(s): Brass
metal
Leather
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
20 61 85 mm

There are no associated narratives.

Permalink: http://www.mhs.ox.ac.uk/object/inv/11445

Prismatic Compass, Swiss

Inventory Number: 11445
Object Type:
Place Created: Switzerland Europe
Accession Number:
Brief Description: Brass compass has a loop and flip lid with glass window to view compass scale. The scales on the compass range from 0-360 in both increments of 10 and 20. The needle is in the form of an arrow. The cardinal directions are engraved on the outside edge of the compass
Primary Inscriptions: On compass "VERNER'S PATTERN VII"; on the back of compass "B-L / MADE IN SWITZERLAND / NO. 30092 / 1915"
Provenance:
Collection Group:
Material(s): Brass
metal
Leather
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
20 61 85 mm

There are no associated narratives.

Permalink: http://www.mhs.ox.ac.uk/object/inv/11445