Collection of Auckland Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira, 1974.103.10, col.3293, 1990.138
"Pocket compass used by Jean Batten for world record flight to New Zealand, 1936".
Reputedly used by Jean Batten on her 1936 England - New Zealand flight. Presumably not the compass used by Jean a year earlier in a record flight between England and South America when she overcome problems of a failed compass, constant storms and a petrol leak.
1 January 1936 to 31 December 1936
- .1 - compass height (precise) : 20mm
(.1 h x w x d: 20mm x 54mm x 80mm
.2 h x w x d: 35mm x 80mm x 100mm)
- .1 - compass width (precise) : 54mm
- .2 - case depth : 100mm
- .2 - case height : 35mm
- .1 - compass depth : 80mm
- .2 - case width : 80mm
Revised Nomenclature for Museum Cataloging (Primary Title)
A Revised and Expanded Version of Robert G. Chenhall's
System for Classifying Man-Made Objects. (Other Title) Robert Chenhall
Nashville/Tennessee/USA (Place of Publication) (nomenclature)
2 July 1998
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