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Two marching compases by Singer and Barber, 1850-1918.

 
Two marching compases by Singer  and Barber, 1850-1918.
4 0 c m
 
29cm
actual image size: 21cm x 32cm

Description

The two marching compases illustrated are both open to reveal the face of the compas. The compas above is a prismatic compas of 1918 made to Verner's pattern Mk VIII and adapted for night marching. The compas below is a Singer patent marching compas made by Isaac Merritt Singer (1811-1875).

Image Details

Image Ref.
 
10288944

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