USEC, Compass, Plan / Cruchon & Emons, Switzerland, WW-1

Cruchon-&-Emons-Berne-CH-USEC-01

Cruchon & Emons (Berne) Marching Compass (1914-1918) US Engineer Corps
Cruchon & Emons (Paris) Marching Compass (1914-1918) US Engineer Corps
Plan Ltd (Neuchatel) Marching Compass (1914-1918) US Engineer Corps

Plan-Ltd-Neuchatel-CH-USCE-01

I was searching for the Cruchon & Emons (manufactured in Paris, France) but I didn’t found one yet. It is also the same thing for the Compass Carrier (Leather Cases). I keep on alert but as far as yet, no luck.

Manufactured in Paris, France and in Berne, Switzerland by Cruchon & Emons and in Neuchatel, Switzerland by Plan Ltd, this World War One mirror sighting compass was never as well-regarded as the prismatic models. When introduced into US Army service in 1916 (in fact the US Engineer Corps ordered them), this mirror sighting compass was the most accurate marching compass ever fielded by US forces.

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