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A WWII era torpedo timer designed by Charles Frodsham,



A rare WWII one minute torpedo timer designed by Charles Frodsham, made by Robert North & Sons, Bushey. Numbered: W.2575 A large cased electro-mechanical chronograph used to time the flight of a torpedo. It is thought that 24 were made, there are know examples at the Frodsham Museum London and The Royal Australian Naval Armament Depot.


  • Creator
    Charles Frodsham (Designer)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 6.75 in. (17.15 cm)Width: 16.75 in. (42.55 cm)Depth: 16.75 in. (42.55 cm)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    Circa 1944
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor fading.
  • Seller Location
    London, GB
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU1190215111961

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    Ships From: London, United Kingdom
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 14 days of delivery.

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