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This is a signal lamp that was used in the Kriegsmarine.


I got this lamp by an older man I knew. He had during the war a car repair shop here in Larvik.
He received many car repair jobs from the German army in Larvik. In January 1945 some German soldiers
knocked at his door one evening. They brought this morse lamp and a radio that they wanted to sell.
He had no interest in these products, but he could not say no to this "offer".
The sheriff had heard that he had bought a radio from the Germans.
He arrived at his door and confiscated the radio.
It turned out later that he was a radio amateur.




Here is light in the fine transport box.
It has remained untouched since the Germans sold it.
You can see it has been used a lot.
All scratches are from the "original" users.






Here is the front of the lamp and the contact for 24 volt power.



Light stays on all the time. The light beam is turned on and off with the CW key.
CW key pushes a black tube around the bulb and Shielded for light.
When the CW key is pressed in this tube is pushed back so that the light bulb will appear.





Here is the fine case of spare parts.





Here are replacement lamps, glasses and contacts.





12 Volt, 100 Watt light bulb.





24 Volt, 100 Watt light bulb.






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