Collecting Military Compasses


"Angle of sight instrument" J.H. Steward Ltd 1916



No:  102

This instrument is a combination of a prismatic compass and an inclinometer. It was patented in 1909 by f J.C. Asten, Optician, and Francis Barker & Son Ltd. It was used by the artillery.

This instrument  could be utilized together with different gun types, among others the French 155mm howitzer type M1918. 

Text engraved on the front is: "Angle of sight instrument  J.H.Steward Ltd  1916" , also a broad arrow and the # 102


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