RGF Torpedo gyroscope, dated 1902.
Gear stamped: W & Co (Whitehead & Co of Fiume), 541 RGF, (Royal Gun Factory), and 541 RNTF (Royal Naval Torpedo Factory).
Case stamped: RCD (Royal Carriage Department) 1902 and F.KING
Papers signed & stamped: ENGINEER COMMANDER IN CHARGE HMS SOKOTO. And R.N. Torpedo Depot Longhope.
In original brass fitted transit case used for winding and testing. With winding tool.
Case dimensions: Width: 26 cm. Depth: 23 cm. Height: 17 cm.
HMS Sokoto, a torpedo sub-depot ship, built in 1899 by Vickers.