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WW2 Japanese Aircraft Compass.
Japanese aircraft instruments are amongst the most uncommon of WW2 aero collectables .This example, a compass was fitted to at least 6 different types of aircraft and includes the Mitsubishi KI-57 TOPSY and the Koken Long Range Mono Plane. The compass is in good, used condition with all the fluid still remaining allowing the compass to work correctly with the whole unit mounted onto a spring. An alloy lapel appears to the side giving a construction date of July 1941' . Generally good, clean condition with small areas of alloy whitening.
Heavy item