Pocket Compass by George Leighton Whitehouse
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Pocket Compass by George Leighton Whitehouse, Dover, New Hampshire, circa 1850, with 2 1/4-inch printed dial divided in four quadrants but without cardinal points, steel needle and mahogany case and lid, 2 3/4 in. square.
For a biography of Whitehouse, see the makers of Surveying Instruments in America Since 1700 Vol. II, by Charles Smart.