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Surveyor's Compass

Catalogue number:
1985.0386.02

Inscriptions:
"B. K. Hagger & Son Makers, Baltimore"

Dimensions:
length 16 inches; needle 5.75 inches

Discussion:

This compass dates from the period 1824-1838 when B. K. Hagger & Son was in business. It has an outkeeper on the north arm, and a level vial on each arm. It belonged to Baldwin-Wallace College.

Further Information:

Hagger
Surveyor's Compass

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