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TypeModel No.MakerCountryConstruction
DateScale LengthArea of Use
Surveyor's Magnetic Compass
"W. & L.E. Gurley, Troy, N.Y."U.S.A.
Brass & Glass
early 1900'sDia = 11.4 cmSurveying

Notes: "1) Magnetic compass used to determine magnetic north for surveying work. 2) In addition to the front side scales, there are some finely engraved scales around parts of the outside circumference of the compass. 3) This compass was owned by Raymond F. Nichols (see details with the Ross Meridiograph)"

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