Japanese timer - anyone know what this is?
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Looks like an IJA acceleration and reduction meter. Not sure where it was from.
It is dated Sept, 1944.
It weights 8.3 kg.
The white plate with three characters are (left to right):
Increase, Stop, Decrease. (Switch is missing on the Increase section)
In Field Equipment And Accessories of the Third Reich