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Legris Dry Card Compass

Legris Dry Card Compass

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Description
This small boat compass was made in France, probably in the mid-nineteenth century. The inscription reads "LEGRIS OPTICIEN / AU HAVRE."
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Nautical Compass
maker
Legris
Measurements
overall: 2.8 cm x 7.3 cm; 1 3/32 in x 2 7/8 in
overall: 1 1/4 in x 2 7/8 in; 3.175 cm x 7.3025 cm
ID Number
1998.0166.01
accession number
1998.0166
catalog number
1998.0166.01
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