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Compass, F83.47

Physical Description

Small metal compass with hinged cover. Cover has circular window through which the needle can be viewed. Stamped "32" on inside cover. No maker's mark. Rotating bezel. Fob attachment. Interior compass has degree marks every 20 degrees. Inside this are direction marks.

Provenance

Given to Alex Webster, snr., Steward on 'Aurora', Ross Sea Shackleton Expedition Alexander Webster Snr

Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 19 x 79 x 53.7mm

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