Aeronautic - Handheld Navigation Compass- flag

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"Aeronautic - Handheld Navigation Compass-"
Compass navigation and survey Aeronautic Hand, House "HENRI BROWNE & SON LTD" installed in BARKING & LONDON, time year 30/40, WW2. This type of compass was held by hand and was also used in the navy. It was used to note the deviations of the aircraft compass in an aircraft. Typical uses include aircraft heading control during a "Small and Medium Airplane Compass Swing" procedure and "Airship" marking on the case: "FILL ONLY WITH WATER ALCOHOL MIXTURE - 930 -SP- GR "Marking on the upper crown" HENRI BROWNE & SON LTD- No. 4465 - TRAD SESTREL MARK- MADE IN ENGLAND "Total height: 24 cm Maximum case diameter: 10.5 cm and handle: 4 cm. handle is occupied by a battery allowing a lighting by means of a push button (lacks the cap of closing of the pile.) Good state of conservation and use, in its juice.
Price : 350 €
Artist : Maison
Period:20th Century
Style:English Style
Condition : En l'état

Material : Metal - bois-eau-verre
Diameter : boitier 10,5 cm & manche 4 cm .
Height : 24 cm

Reference : 495314
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