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unkown [Navigator's case]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09555.23 Author/Creator: unkown Place Written: s.l. Type: Object Date: circa 1938 to 1958 Pagination: 1 pin ; 6 x 20.1 cm.

Black snap closure Navy navigators case lined with blue velvet containing two silver compasses and miniture flathead screwdriver.

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