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Item #

A3820

1920 Boy Scout Compass & Sundial

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V040317

Price $

195

This is called “Ansonia Sunwatch” made in the 1920s for Boy Scouts.  Made of Brass with Sundial and compass, Boy Scouts of the period would use the device to traverse through assigned missions.  Included is the original direction booklet and box.  The Boy Scout’s directive was to use this 70+ year old device of the period to traverse through difficult terrain using this Sun Time dial and Compass Direction.  On top are many Cities with Latitude Var. Long. Cor Min and Equation for guiding the scout.  Machine is made of brass in original box with directions.  Box is a little rough, but has protected and amazing instrument from 70+ years ago.  Size is 3” x 2” x .50”.   It will highlight any collection of antique compasses and sundials.

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