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Code BA20071109: ENG. DEPT. U.S.A. Keuffel and Esser Compass, 1915

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 case in excellent condition without dings or dents. On the front lid it is engraved ENG. DEPT. U.S.A., 1915 . It has a serial number: 13956. 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.