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Astronomical transit instrument


Small astronomical transit instrument used as a backup time keeper during World War II, by Carl Bamberg, Friedenau, Berlin, Germany, pre 1930

Museum reference



History of Science

Object name

Astronomical transit instrument

Production information

Bamberg, Johann Carl Wilhelm Anton, 1847 - 1892, Instrument maker
Friedenau, Berlin, Germany, EUROPE


Pre 1930


World War II


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