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WW2 German Kriegsmarine Navy Aräometer TORPEDO HYDROMETER #3 VERY NICE

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Aräometer (Hydrometer), as used in many Ships and U-Boats! Was used by crew members to test the density / salinity of salt water. This was important when determining the torpedo time delay settings on U-Boats. Made of glass and steel. This is a SUPERB example, and comes COMPLETE with it’s original cardboard tube! Numerous markings… (read more)

WW2 German Kriegsmarine Navy Aräometer TORPEDO HYDROMETER #2 VERY NICE

WW2 German Kriegsmarine Navy Aräometer TORPEDO HYDROMETER #2 VERY NICE

Aräometer (Hydrometer), as used in many Ships and U-Boats! Was used by crew members to test the density / salinity of salt water. This was important when determining the torpedo time delay settings on U-Boats. Made of glass and steel. This is a SUPERB example, and comes COMPLETE with it’s original cardboard tube! Numerous markings… (read more)

WW2 German Kriegsmarine Navy Aräometer TORPEDO HYDROMETER #1 VERY NICE

WW2 German Kriegsmarine Navy Aräometer TORPEDO HYDROMETER #1 VERY NICE

Aräometer (Hydrometer), as used in many Ships and U-Boats! Was used by crew members to test the density / salinity of salt water. This was important when determining the torpedo time delay settings on U-Boats. Made of glass and steel. This is a SUPERB example, and comes COMPLETE with it’s original cardboard tube! Numerous markings… (read more)

WW2 German Kriegsmarine 7×50 Leitz U-BOAT BINOCULARS #2 VERY NICE

WW2 German Kriegsmarine 7x50 Leitz U-BOAT BINOCULARS #2 VERY NICE

The German Army and Navy used a wide variety of optical equipment, including a 6×30 (6 power magnification with 30mm objective lens), 7×50, 8×30, 10×50 and others, being the standard issued optics used by all branches of service. Though this type was the standard, specialized personnel required stinger optics, and were issues to personnel on… (read more)

WW2 German Kriegsmarine Foul Weather / U-Boat Deck PROTECTIVE CAP #2 RARE

WW2 German Kriegsmarine Foul Weather / U-Boat Deck PROTECTIVE CAP #2 RARE

This type was specifically used by Navy Personnel and various U-Boats and Ships! Manufactured in a brown rubberized canvas, this is a GOOD used example. Though it does show some wear, marks, and stains due to the age, there is NO damage! Still retains the original tie string, and the manufacture and size stamps are… (read more)

WW2 German Kriegsmarine U-Boat Sicherheitsgurt SAFETY HARNESS / BELT FlaK

WW2 German Kriegsmarine U-Boat Sicherheitsgurt SAFETY HARNESS / BELT FlaK

Used by U-Boat crews, it allowed the user to safety attach himself to a railing, gun, or other equipment during rough weather. Made of leather and steel, this Kriegsmarine Safety Belt is in AMAZING used condition! Some slight marks and wear due to the age, but still VERY solid with no damage or cracking! Some… (read more)

WW2 German Kriegsmarine U-Boat Navigator MAP CARTOGRAPHER SET U-190 RARE

WW2 German Kriegsmarine U-Boat Navigator MAP CARTOGRAPHER SET U-190 RARE

These tools were used to carefully (and accurately) plot the correct course both above and under water. This came to me with a small collection of KM items, that were removed from U-190 in 1945. German submarine U-190 was a Type IXC/40 U-boat of Nazi Germany’s Kriegsmarine built for service during World War II. Her… (read more)

WW2 German Kriegsmarine Navy Navigational Sextant GEORG HECHELMANN RARE

WW2 German Kriegsmarine Navy Navigational Sextant GEORG HECHELMANN RARE

The German Navy Sextant was used by crew members for long range map calculations. It provided accurate reading, using sidereal (star) navigation. Made of brass, aluminum, and steel. This is a VERY GOOD German Sextant in all original condition, COMPLETE with it’s original box! Not the common C. Plath variation, this was manufactured by Georg… (read more)

WW2 German Kriegsmarine Navy Barometer U-Boats Ships Airfields VERY NICE

WW2 German Kriegsmarine Navy Barometer U-Boats Ships Airfields VERY NICE

This was used at airfields, on-board various surface vessels Submarines, Destroyers, Battleships, Carriers, etc. , as well as weather stations! A barometer is a scientific instrument used in meteorology to measure atmospheric pressure. Pressure tendency can forecast short term changes in the weather. Numerous measurements of air pressure are used within surface weather analysis to… (read more)