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Ex Military Medium Landing Compass box

Accession Number

028.2007.2

Object Name

Ex Military Medium Landing Compass box

Created

23/11/2007

Creator

Maxine Willett

Accession Date

23/11/2007

Brief Description

Compass box, wood, leather, metal, hinged lid, two green protective pads on inside of lid, label, white ground, black text "before closing, turn the circle so that prism is over the filling plug", cut out shape in false base to accommodate brass screw, metal fastening plus leather strap and metal buckle, stencilled on top of lid "Delicate instrument, handle with great care", on front lower part of box stencilled lettering "medium landing compass", brown, green, white, black.

Materials

wood, leather, metal

Dimensions

13.3 (w) x 13.3 (l) x 11.3 (d) cm

Number Of Objects

1

Inscription Description

"before closing, turn the circle so that prism is over the filling plug, Delicate instrument, handle with great care, medium landing compass"

Colour

brown, green, white, black

Object Production Place

UK

Acquisition Date

23/11/2007

Condition

Fair

Condition Check Date

23/11/2007

Normal Location

Bohuntin

Current Location

Bohuntin

Rules

Spectrum : UK Museum documentation standard, V.3.1 2007

Modified

28/04/2009

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