Mother of Pearl dial. brass body. Looks all original. Has rubber base still - often missing. Also markd with a military arrow. Has two names on it " WW1 Anzac Field Prismatic Compass Verners Pattern viii
Please email us for many more photos if you are interested in buying this item.
marked: "Albert Edward Oakes - Alan Roy Mason F-L no 207746 Verner's Pattern VIII 1917"
I found this name but cannot guarantee it is the same person: ID: I47464
Born on 7 Jan 1894 to Albert Oakes and Margaret Twigden. Albert Edward married Nell. Albert Edward married Elinora Walker and had 3 children. He passed away on 25 Mar 1971 (or 1974) in Perth, Western Australia, Australia.