This compass was already produced by WILKIE in the 1960's and later on ( 1975) by Eschenbach. In 2005 Kasper & Richter took over the compassproduction from Eschenbach. Over the years optimizations were performed. The prism, the scales, the camp and the liquid in the compass housing were changed.
Multi-purpose, heavy and accurate compass `Made in Germany´. Metal housing and lid. The lid has a window with bearing indicator and guard
The instrument has a metal bezel with 360° scale and a floating thermo-elastic fluid 360° compass capsule. Each degree is marked and each 10° numbered. A reverse course scale, prism (precision bearing reading), N/S and E/W lines, spirit level and a clinometer are integrated. Useable too, as theodolite or geological compass. Inch and cm ruler, north marker, direction arrow and fluorescent index, ¼ inch threaded tripod socket in the base, conversion table degrees/Mils, percent gradient, width/distance and thumb ring complete the generous specification. 9,9 x 6,3 x 3 cm, 210 g.
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