Antique Brass 1915 British Army Surveying Prismatic Compass in the Original Leather Case
Antique Brass circa 1915 British Army Surveying prismatic Compass in the Original Leather Case. With markings on the compass cover :
5 CHARING CROSS
This is a very heavy surveying prismatic compass made of solid brass and was coated in a black gunmetal finish.. It has a sighting arm & a prismatic viewing to see the detail readings on the compass ring.
The compass has a wooden presentation box with a custom made brass plaque engraved with the details on the base of the compass can be placed either on or inside the box. . Please see the pictures.
This compass was essential to the army surveyors when surveying the land & mapping the terrain.
Diameter of compass 4" or 10 cm.
Weight 2 kgs when packed.