The Luftwaffe Oktant was used by aircrews for long range flights. It provided accurate reading, using sidereal (star) navigation.
Made of aluminum and steel, this is German Oktant in all original condition with its original box! Manufactured by C. Plath of Hamburg, it features the original Fl. label, and clearly indicates, Fl. 23750. The instrument dates later in the war, probably between 1943 and 1945. Some slight marks and scratches, but nothing that takes away from the overall appearance. As it comes from storage, it is VERY dirty, and will require cleaning. It measures approx. 11.5″ in length, and comes complete in the original box! Also included are 3 extra light bulbs, an eye piece, and other small parts. One of the mirrored piece is cracked, with a basic repair (see last photo). Box features some damage. As I am not sure if it is functional, so I am selling this AS-IS. I have shown this EXACT type in use in the last photos. Would make a FANTASTIC addition to any collection, or display!
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