WWI era Woolwich pattern 26″ beam compass.

WWI era Woolwich pattern 26″ beam compass.



Case dimensions: Width; 84 cm. Depth; 9 cm. Height; 6.5 cm


Circa 1916

Country of manufacture

UK and Ireland

Categories: Drawing Instruments, Surveying Instruments & Mining


A WWI era Woolwich pattern 26″ beam compass in case with accessories. Circa 1914-18.

Mahogany lath with boxwood scale, brass fittings, number 334.

Attributed to Houghton-Butcher of London, with MOD broad-arrow marks to reverse and case.


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Hatchwell Antiques is based at 533 King's Road, Chelsea, London.
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