1950’S GERMAN MILITARY AIR FORCE. AUTHENTIC PRESERVED HISTORIC PRECISION AIRCRAFT CLOCK MADE BY JUNGHANS SCHRAMBERG A RARE FIND! The standard panel clock from 1950 on: (Before the war, there were several other Kienzle and Junghans even Askania/Omega in use). 374 14/0125: aircraft clock for the pilot’s instrument panels of all German aircrafts just after WW2! 36h, with chronograph function. Early bezel version with complete hour numbering and 30 min counter with side pin or down pin for time adjustment. Late bakelite or alloy bezel versions with 3-6-9-12 numerals, 15 min counter and down pin or pull knob for time adjustment. Probably used by a pilot of a Heinckel HE 111 bomber, the BoUk-1 mounted in the stearing head. The B0-UK-1 is rarer than the common B0-UK. Also used in the fighter plane Focke-Wulf FW 190 right side instrument panel. When wrist chronographs Tutima or Hanhart were scarce and no panel iclock installed, there were rarely BoUk-1 mounts with long leather straps to be fitted on the pilot leg. Junghans Schramberg, caliber 30BZ, 19 ligne, 11 jewels, elapsed time/chronograph Aircraft Clock. Information about the clocks. Junghans is an old German company with a long tradition. Junghans clocks were made in the beginning of the forties. This type was the clock in the cockpit used in almost all aircrafts from German Wehrmacht (German Armed Forces). After the war, the German Airforce assumed the existing clocks and they are in part still in use (Made in Germany). The clocks were part of the cockpit and don`t have a wristband. JUNGHANSSCHRAMBERG, BO-UK1, Werk:J30BZ. The clock is used and has minor wear and tear, and has seen live action in WWII. The clock is functional. You can wind up the watch with the round button below. The button under it starts the stopwatch, arrest it and put it back. With the lever on the right and the round button, you are able to set the clock. The Junghans was the standard instrument chronograph for all aircraft of the Federal Air Force of Germany (Bundesluftwaffe). The type b-UK-1 used in fighters, helicopters and transport crafts. T means Tritium luminous indication and F in 17 ZMF for Fluor, ZM means Zentralminute’ central minute hand. The chronograph mechanism was started and stopped by pressing the start stop button , located below the wind/set knob. Each passing of the sweep second was recorded, up to 15 minutes, on the small register dial by the 6h. Returning the hands to zero realize by pushing the button located on the edge of the case, below of the wind knob. The elapsed time rotatable bezel was used to record the passage of a specific length of time. All pictures are of the ACTUAL clock you will receive, including the “night shot” with the Tritium fluorescent luminous shown in ACTUAL pictures of the clock you will receive. The Radium is still emitting energy, hardly diminished since manufacture. The fluorescent material, which is original has kept its ability to fluoresce! Metal case with a turnable bezel. 78mm x 61 mm x 30mm. Used condition with some signs of historical use. Original black dial with 15 min-Counter. Time setting – pull out the small level (right of the wind knob) and rotate the wind knob. Still has the internal black plate to protect the movement (often lost or not seen on other specimens). Movement J30 BZ with 15-min Counter full working condition; chronometer’s function work well. The item “1950’s JUNGHANS MILITARY CHRONO GERMAN AIR FORCE Bo-UK1 AIRCRAFT CLOCK J30BZ” is in sale since Monday, March 25, 2019. This item is in the category “Collectables\Militaria\World War II (1939-1945)\Other World War II Militaria”. The seller is “odysseasevo” and is located in ATHENS. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Modified Item: No
- Country/Region of Manufacture: Germany
- Service: Air Force
- Country/ Organization: Germany
- Era: 1914-1945
- Type: CLOCK