Pocket Compass

Pocket Compass

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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.
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Object Name
pocket compass
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
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Gift of George Watson
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National Museum of American History
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