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Mahogany enclosed compass, a deep-set face with fleur-de-lys pointing north. The maker's name on the dial reads: J & H.M. Pool/Easton, Mass. The compass is incomplete, missing its hinges, glass cover and directional needle.
compasses (direction indicators)
paper (fiber product)
Imprinted on the dial/face reads: J & H.M. Pool,/Easton, Mass. An indistinct name is scratched/carved into the back of the compass- possibly "" Cheosia/Stetson"" .
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),
Title Watch Case Accession Number 1991.1394
J & H.M. Pool (Maker)
Easton, MA, USA
Surveying & Navigational T&E
2.625 x 2.25 x 0.5 (HxWxD) (inches)
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
Massachusetts (United States)