Japanese Wind Direction Indicator

Japanese Wind Direction Indicator

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Description
This Japanese wind direction indicator was probably made during World War II. The inscription reads “Nissin Electrical Works. Model 98.”
Ref: W. E. K. Middleton, Catalog of Meteorological Instruments in the National Museum of History and Technology (Washington, D.C., 1969), p. 81.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
wind direction indicator
maker
Nissin Electric Co., Ltd.
Measurements
overall: 4 1/2 in x 8 in x 9 13/16 in; 11.43 cm x 20.32 cm x 24.92375 cm
ID Number
PH.316269
catalog number
316269
accession number
224564
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National Museum of American History
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