Compass Set

University College

Accession Number: 2009.uc.39

Instrument Name: Compass Set

Description:

Black case with a total of 7 objects inside. Case: back with flap and two snap closures, interior is lined with green velved for protecting pieces; Set Pieces: 3 compasses (1 smaller compass with knob adjustment, 2 longer compasses with hinge/rotation adjustment at top), 1 additional compass arm with scribe point, 1 scribe point holder with black handle, 1 small silver metal capsule for holding graphite pieces, 1 small silver metal flat regular piece. Compasses and case marked “Compass Germany”. Case marked “A7″

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Primary Materials: metal, leather-coated cardboard, velvet

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Dimensions (cm): 1.5 x 8 x 19 cm

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Manufacturer: Compass Germany

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Donated to UTSIC: No

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