Sighting Compass

Sighting Compass

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Description
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
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 in
overall: 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
ID Number
PH.284281
accession number
55865
catalog number
284281
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National Museum of American History
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