They are interesting items - but again - not used for field phone cable as depicted. For small phone squad units the hand held reels were collapsible 17.5 cm type with a removable handle called the Abspuler and a hand cranked device with gears for retrieving cable called the Aufspuler. Here is a photo of the Abspuler device and reel.
02-14-2015 04:07 PM
Looking for following WWII German items:
- anything dealing with Allenstein (Olsztyn) and Wehrkreis I in East Prussia,
- entrenching tool carrier (straight and folding),
- forestry and hunting items,
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