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Issuing Of A Compass - Or Privately Purchased ?
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I don't think I recall reading about the ownership of a compass, by one or more of the officers, but would Col. D. have had one, and would it have been of a specific make ?

I'm sure he would have had binoculars, but again, would they have been issued or privately purchased, and of a specific make ?

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Dear Coll,

Part of the museum collection:

Personal binoculars in leather case with small compass in lid - maker J.H. Steward of The Strand, London relating to Lt R G Franklin 2/24th. Franklin died of fever at Helpmekaar 20 February 1879.


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Martin

Thanks for the information.

Having an actual makers name is a great help.

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