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Luftwaffe Fliegerblinkgerat Airfield Signal Lamp - Click for the bigger picture

Luftwaffe Fliegerblinkgerat Airfield Signal Lamp

This is the first example of these we have ever had and is in superb original condition and still with most of the Luftwaffe grey paint intact. Model number 124-502A1 and the manufacturer's code is blc, indicating it was made by the renowned optical manufacturer Zeiss. Compete with optical sight and signal switch, together with a length of electical cable but lacking plug. These lamps were used to signal to Luftwaffe aircraft approaching the airfield when conventional radio communication was not possible. A rare and orignal optical instrument. Diameter of lens 24cm (9.5").