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US Navy Clinometers


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Picked up two US Navy Clinometers last week on eBay one from WW1 and another from WW2. Got the WW2 one in the mail and fixed her up. With a little Brasso and white model paint and some left over wood I had in the garage were I cut it to size and varnish it. The WW1 one when I get it I will have to figure cleaning up the brass and some how cleaning up the dial some one painted it brown and ruined it that one does have some cool us navy issue marks on the back.

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These were to show how level the ship was. I remember in a typhoon these did some weird things. They show how many degrees the ship rolls.

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Well got the WW1 era US Clinometer got it next to my WW1 era US Navy ships clock same style issue numbers on both.

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The WW1 US Navy Chelsea made around 1918 that I got the WW1 clinometer for as you see the same issue type number on the dial next to were you put the key in to wind it except it's on the back of the clinometer. My Grandfather was in the Navy in WW1 what made me want to get the clock and clinometer.

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