Susan Silver Antiques

413.229.8169
Susan Silver Antiques
755 North Main Street, Route 7
PO Box 621
Sheffield, Massachusetts 01257
Phone: (413) 229-8169
Fax: (413) 229-9069
susan@susansilverantiques.com
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Verner's Pattern Prismatic Compass

Verner’s Pattern VI prismatic compass is named after it’s inventer Colonel William Willoughby Cole Verner.  These compasses were mainly used in World War I.  This compass dates prior to the war. It was manufactured by H. Hughes & Son LTD, pattern No. 684, 1908, which is stamped on the bottom.  There were several versions of the compass and Pattern VI uses a paper label with the four main cardinal marks added. The dial is Mother of Pearl and the calibrations are clear and the hinge and release mechanisms move well. The dial floats and the compass is in a very good fully functional condition.  This particular compass was owned by G. E. Mansfield, also stamped on the back.

 

  • English 1908
  • Diameter: 2" | Depth: .75"
  • Item #7743
  • Price: $445
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