Pocket Compass for RAF Officers, 1915 For Sale
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Pocket Compass for RAF Officers, 1915


Pocket compass, 1915 circa for RAF officers made of chromed brass in the shape of a pocket watch. On the compass card you read, REG N.416645, while the number 6450 is engraved on the cover. The compass is fitted with a snap-on cover with release button inside the ring. Compass card with eight winds. Excellent condition fully functional. Measures: Diameter 4.5 cm, thick 1.8 cm. Shipping insured by Lloyd's London; it is available our free gift box (look at the last picture).


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  • Place of Origin
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1915
  • Period
  • Condition
  • Dimensions
    H 0.71 in. x Dm 1.78 in.H 1.8 cm x Dm 4.5 cm
  • Diameter
    1.78 in. (4.5 cm)
  • Seller Location
    Milan, IT
  • Reference Number
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