You are bidding on a BEAUTIFUL and BOXED example of an WW2 German Luftwaffe Armkompaß (Wrist Compass), as used by various German pilots and crew members. This specific type was used more by the Fallschirmjager (paratroopers), due to the smaller size, when compared to the standard AK-39.
The AK39 Wrist Compass was designed for wear by pilots and crew for correctly calculating their position if forced to bail out or after a crash. Though it was designed to be worn on the wrist, it was commonly attached to various other pieces of equipment (zipper, straps, etc.). This smaller type was made in occupied France.
Made of bakelite and leather, this compass is in SUPERB unused condition! 98% of the original finish remains, however there are some very minor marks due to the age. Captured at war’s end, it features 360 degree markings on the face, and it is still 100% functional. One small air bubble, but that is normal. A VERY NICE and original item for any collection or display!
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Most of my items are vintage, and as such are AS-IS, so you must therefore expect a degree of wear due to age and/or usage. I will describe each auction to the best of my knowledge and take as many photos necessary to ensure you are pleased upon receiving your item. All sales are final, so please make sure your questions are answered to your satisfaction before you purchase.
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Although my passion is the Me109, I do offer many other German Aircraft (Fw190, Me262, etc.), as well as USAF and Japanese items. Occasionally I do offer many non-vintage items such as prints and art relating to the time period. As a private collector myself, I am constantly on the lookout for historical memorabilia, authentic photographs, artwork or anything unique relating to military aircraft.
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