Brass bearing sight of the German Navy in use on destroyers (Schnellboot) during WWII. The optics are very clear. With original paint. Very rare.
The instrument was taken from a German Navy warehouse in Groningen the day after the liberation of the Netherlands. Provenance of the person who took the instrument with him.
HWL: 23 x 35 x 12 cm
Signed: not signed but made by Anschutz & Co.
Condition: in good and working condition, wear consistent with age and use
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Welcome to the catalogue of Archipel International Maritime Gallery, specialist in nautical antiques and collectables.
Archipel International Maritime Galery in the Netherlands, sets itself to maritime objects, globes and sea charts of before 1900. The managing director worked as officer with the mercantile marine and the Royal Navy. As curator he was connected to one of the University Museums in the Netherlands. As seaman and curator he has a lot of knowledge of naval history. The entire Archipel collection can be found at the site Archipel-img.com.