Mk. E-1 minor gyro compass

Made:
1945-1954
maker:
Sperry Gyroscope Company Limited

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Mk. E-1 minor gyro compass with mahogany mounting pad, by Sperry Gyroscope Company Limited, Brentford, Middlesex, England, 1945-1954. Mounted on wood plinth for display purposes.

Details

Category:
Navigation
Object Number:
1954-79
Materials:
chromium plated, electrical components, mahogany (wood), plastic (unidentified), steel (metal), wood (unidentified)
type:
gyrocompass
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • vehicle - transportation
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • navigational instrument
credit:
Litton Marine Systems BV; Sperry Gyroscope Company Limited
status:
Permanent collection

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