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Title Western Air Express Compass
Date 1928-1931
Collection Aircraft Parts & Furnishings Collection
Object Name Compass
Catalog Number 1987.125.1
Description Floating compass with horizontal face in glass bowl and tripod metal holder. Three mounting holes on base. Dataplate on bottom: "Aircraft Compass, MK.JV, BU. AERO U.S.N., Serial No. 730-29."
Diameter (in) 6.5
Height (in) 4.25
Provenance Compass from a Western Air Express Fokker aircraft.
Search Terms Western Air Express
Western Airlines
Subjects Compasses
Airplane equipment
Airplane cockpits
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Credit line Gift of Mike Braney to Western Airlines