Pocket Compass


Small round pocket compass that may have been made during World War II. The cover of the brass case is engraved "U.S." The face is marked "Waltham." David B. Lellinger (b. 1937), the donor, was a botanist at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History.

Location: Currently not on view

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Credit Line: David B. Lellinger

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1986.0243.01Catalog Number: 1986.0243.01Accession Number: 1986.0243

Object Name: pocket compass

Measurements: overall: 1/2 in x 2 5/8 in x 1 13/16 in; 1.27 cm x 6.6675 cm x 4.60375 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-3918-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1184127

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