WW1 French Aircraft Compass Vion Paris

Product Code: French Aircraft Compass
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A rare WW1 period French aircraft compass by Vion, Paris.

Circa - 1916.

A fine instrument in very good original condition, retaining
almost all of its military black paint. The dial is clear and
readable spinning freely, pointing to magnetic north.
There are a couple of light scratches to the glass.

Originally mounted to the floor of a cockpit within
sight of the pilot.

Correctly marked "Aeronautique Militaire" proving its
use with the French Military Air Service during WW1.