A variation of the The Houghton Map board , the Colonel Richards board was used by both RFC Crews and British Cavalry Officers during WW1. Designed to be used with either a map or plain paper, the rollers on each side allowing either to be rolled in each direction for navigation or observation purposes. Complete with original paper wound on to each roller.
The front has the remains of a compass and scales whilst on the reverse a leather strap allows the user to attach it to his wrist whilst flying or riding.Dated 1908 and manufactured by Elliot Brothers, London., In good overall condition .
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