Torpedo Gyroscope by Robert Whitehead & Co
Torpedo Gyroscope by Robert Whitehead & Co
Torpedo Gyroscope by Robert Whitehead & Co
Torpedo Gyroscope by Robert Whitehead & Co
Torpedo Gyroscope by Robert Whitehead & Co
Torpedo Gyroscope by Robert Whitehead & Co
Torpedo Gyroscope by Robert Whitehead & Co

Torpedo Gyroscope by Robert Whitehead & Co

c. 1910 Croatia

Offered by Hatchwell Antiques Ltd.

£3,200 gbp
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A cased gyroscope device known as an Obry gear for directing a torpedo.

Produced by Whitehead & Co of Fiume, circa 1910-15. Fiume was then part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, and now is Rijeka in Croatia.

The gear was patented in 1894 by Lodovico (Ludwig) Obry from Trieste.

For comparable Whitehead gyroscopes see:
Royal Navy Submarine Museum, Gosport.
Canadian War Museum, Ottawa.




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