This authentic VEB SCHIFFSELEKTRONIK Rostock Magnetic Compass Rostock Magnetic Compass is in great working condition! VEB SCHIFFSELEKTRONIK Rostock is a German company has been producing nautical navigation equipment for increasingly large number of ship builders for more than 60 years.
This item is made out of brass and fiberboard. As you can see from the photos the fiberboard is a greenish color and is worn somewhat. The brass hood is in beautiful condition!
On the back side you will see a plaque that reads: VEB SCHIFFSELEKTRONIK ROSTOCK DDR, Type: 188.8.131.52 and F-HR 85/0198. Also, on the side is where they would have put a bulb in it so you could see it at night.
This would be a great addition to anyone’s nautical collection! A unique item to display anywhere.
Glass Diameter: 3.5″
Weight: 19.5 lbs.