Sighting Compass


This small pocket compass with folding sights belonged to Spencer Fullerton Baird, the naturalist who served as the second Secretary of the Smithsonian.

Location: Currently not on view

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: PH.284281Accession Number: 55865Catalog Number: 284281

Object Name: Sighting Compass

Measurements: overall: 7 cm x 9.4 cm x 8.9 cm; 2 3/4 in x 3 11/16 in x 3 1/2 inoverall: 2 13/16 in x 3 11/16 in x 3 1/2 in; 7.14375 cm x 9.36625 cm x 8.89 cm


Record Id: nmah_1183801

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