Details about Vintage Viet Nam era Military Compass, Carrying pouch, and Log Book DA 4196See original listing
Apr 22, 2012
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Fernley, NV, United States
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Vintage Viet Nam Era Military Compass
And Carrying Pouch
And Horrizontal Distance Book
The book is DA form 4196, Department of the Army, Corps of Engineers, Horrizontal Distance Book, dated 1 Jan 1974. It is a log book ment to be used in the field. It is like new, no writing inside, the cover in great condition.
The Compass folds down to 3" x 2.25", opens out to 5.5" x 2.25". It has the following engraved on the front:
RA Miller Elec. Corp.
Grand Haven, Mich.
30 JUN 71
Engraving on the back reads:
AEC LIC. NO. 24-12705-01
CONTAINS 190 MILLI-CURIES OF RADIO ACTIVE HYDROGEN-3
DO NOT OPEN
Dispose In Accordance With AR755-15
If Found Return To Military Authority
Inside is stamped - TESTED 73-10 and 9 15 1
There is some wear on the outside case. The compass dial does turn, but not freely, it sticks.
The pouch has hooks on the back, intended to attach to a utility belt. It has a snap front. There is printing on the back but it is so faded I can not read it. Otherwise it is in very good shape.
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