Pocket Compass

Pocket Compass

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Description
Japanese pocket compass. Printed paper dial "JAPAN."
Inexpensive pocket compass, aluminum case, this piereced for a lanyard ring, glass bezil, paper dial and band around insdie diameter of case, flat needle with metal cap.
Dial white paper, black print, eight cardinal points lettered, graduated full circle by degrees, numbered every twenty degrees.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
pocket compass
Measurements
overall: 3/8 in x 1 3/4 in;.9525 cm x 4.445 cm
overall: 3/8 in x 1 3/4 in;.9525 cm x 4.445 cm
ID Number
1987.0787.03
catalog number
1987.0787.03
accession number
1987.0787
Credit Line
Gift of George Watson
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National Museum of American History
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