Historical information

Item from 17th Light Horse Regiment collection box.
Clinometer: A device for setting angles for artillery bombardment.

Physical description

Carry case rectangular, tooled leather, lift up lid, long carry leather strap, brass buckle on strap. Interior of case timber framed, small rectangular padding glued to interior base & lid.

Inscriptions & markings

Stamped label on case back:
Case Clinometer Vickers .303
Gun Mark II
Hindmarch Bros Ltd
1918

Stamped instructions on interior of lid:
Set degree scale
at zero