Foot Artillery Compass (0-5760) & (0-6400)

Below. These are both Foot Artillery Compasses.  The one on the left is in the older (1/16 of a degree) 0-5760 scale.  It is also painted in the older bluish-grey color.  The one on the right is in the 0-6400 mil scale and is painted field-grey.  This compass type is detachable from the aiming circle and can be mounted on a dove tail tripod adapter

5760 & 6400 scale compass for aiming circle

Below. These photographs show the dove tail fitting and the compass assembled on the tripod.

bottom of the compass Compass & Tripod Compass

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