Gratz Family Collection
Compass

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Collection Gratz Family Collection
Description Hand compass belonging to Michael Gratz.
Dimensions Dia-1.625 inches
Object Name Compass
Provenance As noted with the previous two artifacts, Michael Gratz was heavily involved with trade in the burgeoning western frontier of Colonial America, and as such during his travels needed accurate navigational tools. This compass is from his personal effects.
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Last modified on: April 19, 2012