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HISTORY : MILITARIA

Object Name

Military Compass

Date Made

1917
1917

Place Made

England
England

Description

First World War Prismatic Military Compass with a pearl dial for low light reading, possibly made by Thomas Armstrong & Brothers, Manchester & Liverpool. It was made in 1917. It is inscribed M.I.C. on the back and carries the government ownership mark (broad arrow). The leather case of the compass was made by C & R Brinsley in 1916.

Materials

Metal and leather

Place Collected

Northern Ireland: County Antrim: Belfast
Belfast

Catalogue Number

BELUM.W2012.728

Copyright

National Museums NI