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Code T12: ENG. DEPT. U.S.A. Keuffel and Esser Compass, 1916

This is a rare compass made by Keuffel & Esser that was used by the Engineering Department. In the USA there were three companies manufacturing compasses for the Eng. Department: Keuffel & Esser, Taylor and Iszard Warren. This compass has a nickel plated case still in nice condition. On the front lid it is engraved ENG. DEPT. U.S.A. 1916 with serial number 15211. The compass has a quality bar needle with a jeweled brass cap. Dial and glass crystal are in flawless condition. Transit lock is functional when lid closed. In full working order and finding North easily. Very nice and rare compass with 4.6cm in diameter.