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A compass belonging to Air Chief Marshal Sir Keith Park

Estimate: $550 - $1,200


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Lot Description

A compass belonging to Air Chief Marshal Sir Keith Park, GCB, KBE, MC & Bar, DFC (1892-1975) R.A.F. Type 06A, cased, hand-held with ebonised finish, in grey painted box with stencilled details, together with an old label, detailed in pen 'Compass S/N 336324. Customer - Sir K. Park, 120 Lucerne Rd, Remuera' and a letter of provenance detailing 'The Compass that Once Belonged to Sir Keith Park... The compass is one of a number of items my late father, Barry Read Bloomfield received, that once belonged to Sir Keith ...' signed and dated 2014. Compass H.230mm approx. Along with an aluminium chi-rho lodge token stamped to edge 'Anzac Air Marshall Sir Keith Park Civil Defence'