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Collectibles Buy Vintage Old Style Military Compass Nautical Pocket Shiny Brass Navigational Instrument

$14.90 (as of October 20, 2017, 1:35 PM) $12.99

Ground Diameter : 2.5 inches, height : 1 inches, Model : Lensetic compass
Material Used:Brass
Color: Finish : Brass Polished to shiny finish

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The US Army Lensatic Compass The Lensatic Compass, the most common military instrument for measuring direction, was first during World War II, an evolution of the pre-war Compass, Prismatic M-1938. At that time, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers was responsible for compass procurement so most models had “Corps of Engineers” stamped on the case
Diameter : 2.5 inches, height : 1 inches, Weight : 200 grams , The Lensatic Compass, the most common military instrument for measuring direction, was first during World War II, an evolution of the pre-war Compass, Prismatic M-1938
Material Used: Solid brass & Copper hardware with fine glass and lens, magnetic compass needle
Color: Finish : Brass Polished to shiny finish
Vintage reproduction, magnetic compass, Nautical navigational compass ### HISTORY ### The Corps of Engineers Lensatic Compass was the most common style in use during World War II, particularly later in the war as the other models were phased out. The compass was issued to officers, squad leaders and specialist troops only, although most troops received training in compass use for land navigation
Magnetic needle lies on South to North pole – Good for hiking and Camping — Manufacturer brand # collectiblesBuy

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