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    Robert Redford "Denys" J. H. Steward service pattern prismatic military compass & case from Out of Africa. (Universal, 1985) Vintage original brass body compass with "D" shaped ring, articulating sighting slit with interior prism, front glass hairline window cover hinges at bottom, crème ceramic compass card with painted cardinal points, transit lock, manual brake, engraving on the back of compass reads "Granny 2.2.78" Engraving on thumb ring reads "23", measuring approx. 2.05 in. diameter, 2.83 in. including prism, with brown leather belt strap case measuring approx. 3.75 x 2.75 x 1.5 in. Exhibiting age and production wear, dial no longer moves, leather case closure missing, leather cracked/deteriorating. In vintage very good condition.

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    September, 2019
    25th Wednesday
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