Compass used by Peter Auty on Black Saturday, 7 February 2009. This compass was manufactured by Kasper & Richter, Germany, designed for use by rescue teams and professionals.

Part of a collection that documents the life of Peter Auty, illustrating his colourful and interesting life, and why he was well loved by his community, recognized in the Victorian Parliament, and awarded two medals posthumously for the important role he played on and following Black Saturday. This collection forms part of the Victorian Bushfires Collection. This large and diverse collection was established following Black Saturday and includes a multi-disciplinary collection of artefacts, images and stories to record the experience and impact of bushfires across Victoria's landscape, ecology and history.

Physical Description

Anthracite-coloured lid made from special plastic with mirror on the inside and threeway sighting system. Yellow lanyard. Transparent plastic base, and grey cover.

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