Become our sponsor and display your banner here
Results 1 to 7 of 7

Japanese ships compass?

Article about: Hi Guys, posting these pics for a friend of mine. He was told it might be off a sub? I have no idea about items such as this, so any info, tag details etc, would be most welcome. Thanks in a

  1. #1

    Default Japanese ships compass?

    Hi Guys, posting these pics for a friend of mine.

    He was told it might be off a sub?

    I have no idea about items such as this, so any info, tag details etc, would be most welcome.

    Thanks in advance.

    Cheers, Ade.
    Click to enlarge the picture Click to enlarge the picture Click image for larger version. 

Name:	017.jpg 
Views:	66 
Size:	212.7 KB 
ID:	655024   Click image for larger version. 

Name:	018.jpg 
Views:	73 
Size:	216.5 KB 
ID:	655025  

    Click image for larger version. 

Name:	020.jpg 
Views:	333 
Size:	201.9 KB 
ID:	655028   Click image for larger version. 

Name:	024.jpg 
Views:	191 
Size:	204.7 KB 
ID:	655030  

    Had good advice? Saved money? Why not become a Gold Club Member, just hit the green "Join WRF Club" tab at the top of the page and help support the forum!

  2. #2
    ?

    Default

    Best get Tako on this subject I know nothing of this.

  3. #3

    Default

    Hi Adrian-san,

    What your friend has is an IJN magnetic compass. Great item there!!!

    It might came from any ship, or may be even used on bombers, flying boats.

    Translations:

    90式磁氣羅針儀二型改一 (Kyuu- Maru shiki Jiki Rashinn-Gi Ni Gata Kai Ichi) - Type 90 Magnetic Compass Type 2, Mod. 1

    三號 羅盤 (San-Gou Raban) - No. 3 Luopan (Compass)

    製造番號 (Seizou Bangou) - Manufacture Number

    舞鶴海軍工廠造兵部 (Maizuru Kaigunn Koushou Zou Hei Bu) - Maizuru Naval Factory Armory Department

    昭和 18 年 12 月製造 (Shouwa Jyuuhachi Nenn Jyuuni Gatsu Seizou) - Shouwa 18 (1943) Dec Made

    Cool item to own !

    Regards,
    Taka

  4. #4
    ?

    Default

    A really nice item , well marked ! I like the belt wrapped round the box also !
    REGARDS AL

    We are the Pilgrims , master, we shall go
    Always a little further : it may be
    Beyond that last blue mountain barred with snow
    Across that angry or that glimmering sea...

  5. #5
    ?

    Default

    That is a real nice naval piece.

  6. #6

    Default

    Thanks Guys. I know my friend Steve will be pleased to have this info.

    Cheers, Ade.
    Had good advice? Saved money? Why not become a Gold Club Member, just hit the green "Join WRF Club" tab at the top of the page and help support the forum!

  7. #7

    Default

    nice bit of history.

Similar Threads

  1. 01-01-2014, 02:10 PM
  2. Japanese Compass???

    In Japanese Militaria
    07-12-2013, 08:56 AM
  3. 10-26-2010, 10:32 PM
  4. Japanese ships binos

    In Japanese Militaria
    07-18-2010, 03:01 AM
  5. Japanese compass

    In Japanese Militaria
    05-03-2010, 02:02 AM

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •