Original British Victorian Marching Compass Named to R.S.M J. Lee - Victoria Cross Recipient
Original Item: One-of-a-kind. The Victoria Cross is the highest British military honor awarded for bravery and valor. This wonderful brass fully functional marching compass made by L. CASELLA, LONDON is held in a custom made leather case. The case is embossed:
The only recorded VC with initial j and surname Lee or Jee apparently both were used as seen at these links-
Lee won the V.C. for actions during the relief of Lucknow 1857. Although recorded as being a surgeon general, this rank was not created till 1870, so it is presumed during his working life he was an R.S.M.
The leather case with details to one side and a patch repair to the other. Still has its closing strap and buckle. Made by respected London maker, L. Casella with serial number 2170 and W.D. Mark.
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