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GERMAN HEADING INDICATOR - $95 (Bohemia)

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condition: excellent
A 1930's vintage German "HEADING INDICATOR" also known as a "WOODEN COMPASS"
Such an item was placed on the bridge of a ship and set by the captain or senior officer as to the ship's direction, so the helmsman made no mistake, especially during shift changes of the ships last assigned heading.
Made of mahogany, and fully functional, heading changes made by pulling up on the spring-loaded adjusters, twist & relock in place. This was actually purchased in Munich, 20 years ago.

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