Pocket Compass

Pocket Compass

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This small round pocket compass 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, the donor, was a botanist who worked at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History.
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Object Name
pocket compass
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
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David B. Lellinger
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National Museum of American History
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