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THE COMPASS USED ON THE TRANS-AFRICAN EXPEDITION
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THE COMPASS USED ON THE TRANS-AFRICAN EXPEDITION

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THE COMPASS USED ON THE TRANS-AFRICAN EXPEDITION

A BRASS-CASED SIGHTING COMPASS
the floating dial signed H. HUGHES & SON, 59. FENCHURCH ST, LONDON, with graduations in degrees and compass directions printed in mirror image, with two folding sights, one with a 45° mirror to read the compass scale and two folding shades, the other with a sliding and folding mirror attachment - 100mm. diameter
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No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 17.5% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis

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Stanley's compass used to navigate across Africa and down the Congo and like the previous lot treasured by Stanley all his life.
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