The legibility of this text is questionable: half the people asked said it was almost illegible, but the other half said it was easy to read.
Generally, a 10 or 12 point type is recommended for maximum legibility.
Please Note: Like all pages in the 1911 Encyclopedia, this page is a copy of the original version and has only been edited to correct scanning errors and for legibility.
The dial is luminous and has large markings with minimal dial clutter for maximum legibility.
Black dial in military style in typical war time era design, with bold bright dial markings for instant legibility.
For reasons of safety, legibility and ease of use, a standard off-the-shelf LCD couldn't be used.