Corbetta of Norfolk Regiment Engraved on the Compass, Retailer being The London Stereoscopic Co Ltd. The London Stereoscopic Co Ltd.
AC Corbetta of the Norfolk Regiment. Who served during World War One. It is likely this is an early War model of.
Prismatic Marching Compass as by 1916 all commissioned officers were issued their own Broad Arrow Compass. To have a private compass and case is exceptionally rare. To then add to this a named Officer formally engraved on the compass is even rarer.
Then add to these rare facts next to the name is also formally engraved the Regiment the Officer belong to, Norfolk Regiment, is exceptionally rare! This is a real survivor of the most horrific of wars and with further research you can find out exactly who owned it, what the individual went through and whether the he survived the War.There may even be family still alive who would be interested in knowing about this item. It is a true antique but more than this it is a genuine connection to a person that experienced the very worst humanity had to offer.
It deserves further research, which will significantly increase its value. Amazing and rare present for anyone interested in the military or World War One, and as a display item they dont come much better. There are fakes on the market but this is 100% genuine and original, and deserves to be with a person that will treasure it for future posterity, Lest We Forget this human tragedy regardless of what side they fought on.
The pictures do not do it justice at all, but are important to show the condition. Please be patient, we promise to get your item to you as soon as humanly possible.
I cannot guarantee when this will be but it will be as soon as we can under the current circumstances & restrictions. The item "1914/16 Verniers Prismatic Compass Private Purchase with Original Leather Case" is in sale since Monday, May 31, 2021. This item is in the category "Collectables\Militaria\World War I (1914-1918)\Other World War I Militaria".
The seller is "curiouscatcollectables" and is located in Blyth. This item can be shipped to United Kingdom, Antigua and barbuda, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Australia, United States, Bahrain, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, China, Israel, Hong Kong, Norway, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mexico, Singapore, South Korea, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Bangladesh, Belize, Bermuda, Bolivia, Barbados, Brunei darussalam, Cayman islands, Dominica, Egypt, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Grenada, French guiana, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Macao, Monaco, Maldives, Montserrat, Martinique, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Turks and caicos islands, Aruba, Saudi arabia, South africa, United arab emirates, Chile, Bahamas, Colombia, Costa rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Kuwait, Panama, Philippines, Qatar, Trinidad and tobago, Uruguay.