Offered is a vintage, 1940s, wrist compass with leather strap made in England. The compass is marked on reverse, A. Haustetter, 6 East 42nd St., NY. Leather band is approximately 9 3/8" long x 3/8 wide, compass is a little over 1" in diameter and 1/2" tall. In good vintage condition, still working, leather is pliable, but fragile due to its age. Glass bezel is scratched.
From the book, The Soldier from Independence:
..."Evidently these are patriotic men...one of them is named (Albert) Haustetter. That's the optician's name and he says it loses him business, although his son has made some wonderful inventions in observing instruments for the U.S. Navy sine we went to war."